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Astrograph 10/27

It behooves you not to give up on past efforts where you've worked hard and long and that have yet to come to fruition. The year ahead will offer you new conditions that could bring you exactly what's needed to achieve your goals.

November 11, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 10/27

DEAR ABBY: My family owns a golf course. One of the longtime members, a man I'll call "Jack," died suddenly. Another member took it upon himself to commission a watercolor of a golf scene and hang it in the pro shop in Jack's memory. The painting is tastefully done, matted and framed with a brass plaque stating, "In Memory of ..."

November 11, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/27

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column about the lady who is in constant pain and is getting steadily weaker after having been given a variety of treatments, including prednisone. You could have been describing me a year ago. That's when I decided to take things into my own hands, as it was apparent that only a few months of my life remained, and they would be terrible at best.

November 11, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/27

First, look at only the West hand. South is in six clubs. You know that South has a balanced 15-17 points and that North has a long club suit with slam interest. What would you lead?

November 11, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Georgia astronomy village draws star gazers looking for darkness, far off galaxies

SHARON, Ga. - The most important rule at this remote vacation spot is simple: no white light.

November 11, 2007 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astronauts prepare to open new room after installation in international space station

HOUSTON - Wearing goggles and surgical masks, the commander of the international space station and an Italian astronaut on Saturday opened the hatch to christen the complex's brand new room.

November 11, 2007 | By LIZ AUSTIN PETERSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


US to give Iraq security control in Shiite region of Karbala, despite violence

BAGHDAD - U.S. forces will turn over security to Iraqi authorities in the southern Shiite province of Karbala on Monday, the American commander for the area said, despite fighting between rival militia factions that has killed dozens.

November 11, 2007 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | Nation


Sudanese government opens Darfur peace talks with cease-fire declaration

SIRTE, Libya - The Sudanese government committed to an immediate cease-fire in Darfur at the opening of peace talks on Saturday, but the expected announcement was not met by similar pledges from rebels, who largely boycotted the U.N.-brokered negotiations.

November 11, 2007 | By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU Associated Press Writer | Nation


Iraqi women face disapproving family and safety fears serving as police officers in Ramadi

RAMADI, Iraq - The women received their first paychecks a few weeks ago - about $500 for a month's work as police officers. They paid rent, bought food, wiped out debts. But the seemingly simple transaction has left at least one woman in fear for her life, another threatened with divorce.

November 11, 2007 | By KIM CURTIS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Boy accused of plotting school admits illegally stockpiling guns

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A 14-year-old boy accused of plotting a Columbine-style attack on a suburban Philadelphia high school admitted in court Friday that he illegally stockpiled weapons.

November 10, 2007 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush scolds Democrats for second children’s health bill, urges Congress to pass spending bills

WASHINGTON - President Bush accused Democratic lawmakers on Friday of wasting time by passing legislation to expand children's health coverage, knowing that he would veto it again. At the same time, he criticized Congress for failing to approve spending bills to keep the government running.

November 10, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Early voting for Statesboro city elections continues

During the second day of early voting for the Statesboro City Council, 216 individuals came out to cast their ballots - up from the 180 cast on day one. City Election Superintendent Judy McCorkle said there was a steady flow of voters all day.

November 10, 2007 | From Staff Reports | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Fire evacuees leave San Diego stadium, head home to heartbreaking scenes

SAN DIEGO - The football stadium where thousands of displaced residents sought refuge is closing as an evacuation center, symbolic progress against wildfires menacing Southern California.

November 10, 2007 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


GSU Dean of Students: 'They really just want their voice to be heard'

Many Georgia Southern students feel disenfranchised and isolated from the Statesboro community, according to several students at the university.

November 10, 2007 | By WHITNEY SKEETERS Herald Intern | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Ga. high court orders release of young man sentenced for oral sex

ATLANTA - Georgia's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release of a young man who has been imprisoned for more than two years for having consensual oral sex with another teenager.

November 10, 2007 | By DANIEL YEE Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states

WASHINGTON - The United States is still growing older, but the trend is reversing in the Great Plains, thanks to a liberal application of oil.

June 26, 2014 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press | World




New drive-thru Parker's opens

Parker's new convenience store and gas station, at 1588 Brampton Ave., opened Wednesday. It is the chain's 36th store in Georgia and South Carolina and the first with a drive-thru window.

June 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Facing friends and foes

RECIFE, Brazil - When Jermaine Jones stands for the national anthems of his countries Thursday night, he will soak in the moment.

June 25, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Messi, Neymar lead all scorers

RIO DE JANEIRO - The race for the World Cup golden boot turned into a Barcelona battle Wednesday as Lionel Messi scored twice to lead Argentina to an entertaining 3-2 win over Nigeria and match Neymar's tournament-leading four goals in three games for Brazil.

June 25, 2014 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


Djokovic needs four sets to advance

LONDON - Novak Djokovic held his breath. Radek Stepanek knelt on the Wimbledon turf and folded his hands in mock prayer.

June 25, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


League removes cap on damages for concussions

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

June 25, 2014 | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press | Sports


Giants' Lincecum tosses no-hitter

SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.

June 25, 2014 | By RICK EYMER Associated Press | Sports


Bulloch CRCT results mixed, but eighth grade soars

In their final encounter with the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests, Bulloch County students passed at a rate higher than or equal to the state's in half of the grade-level subject areas.

June 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Boomerang kids: why grads are still moving back home

The economy may be picking back up, but college graduates are still moving back to mom and dad's house.

June 25, 2014 | By EMILY HALES Deseret News National | Hot topics


Why some companies see their workforce as an investment instead of a cost

Being a barista isn't glamorous but it can pay more than similar jobs. Last week, Starbucks announced that it will offer a tuition-assistance program to all of its 135,000 U.S. employees that work at least 20 hours a week.

June 25, 2014 | By LANE ANDERSON Deseret News National | Hot topics


Wage theft: How employers steal millions from American workers every week

There are thieves stealing billions of dollars in America who are not robbers targeting convenience stores or banks. They are not thugs pointing guns and grabbing cash at gas stations. The billions stolen are part of "wage theft," and the culprits in the workplace are employers, not employees.

June 25, 2014 | By MICHAEL De GROOTE Deseret News National | Hot topics


Bad statistics that stop people from having kids

Why are fewer people getting married and having children today? Why do those who have children have fewer of them? Why are more and more choosing to have no children at all?

June 25, 2014 | By LINDA and RICHARD EYRE Deseret News National | Hot topics


Willingway, Georgia Southern conference will update addiction treatment methods

For Dr. Al Mooney, Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery at Willingway, one of the key factors that distinguishes this week's Addiction Update Conference is its "focus on the solutions rather than the problems."

June 22, 2014 | Special to the Herald | News 4U


Let's start talking about health and weight

Note: The following is one of a series of articles from the Canyon Ranch Institute dedicated to showing people how to live healthier and encouraging folks to take small steps to adjust their lifestyle.

June 08, 2014 | By PALMER STEVERSON and ANDREW PLEASANT, Ph.D. Canyon Ranch Institute | Columnists/Editorials


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