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AP source: New York mayor wants a 3rd term

NEW YORK - For a long time, Mayor Michael Bloomberg seemed to despise the very notion of changing a voter-approved law restricting elected officeholders to two terms in office.

October 16, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | National


ECI: The Season - Episode 8

October 15, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | ECI: The Season


Hostage drama ended with desert drive to safety

CAIRO, Egypt - The end of a 10-day ordeal for the tour group came far out in the desolate Sahara, when kidnappers lined up some of the captives and cocked their weapons. ''At that moment, we thought we were dead,'' said one Egyptian guide.

October 15, 2008 | By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Attorneys believe Rezko is talking to prosecutors

CHICAGO - Convicted political fixer Antoin ''Tony'' Rezko has been quietly visiting Chicago's federal courthouse, setting off speculation that he may be spilling secrets to prosecutors in return for a lenient sentence.

October 15, 2008 | By MIKE ROBINSON Associated Press Writer | National


Africans wary on new US command for continent

DAKAR, Senegal - A new command takes over all U.S. military operations in Africa on Wednesday, a program that many Africans fear has a hidden agenda skewed by the war on terror and a self-interested scramble for resources.

October 15, 2008 | By TODD PITMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Celtic musician to perform at Emma Kelly Theater Friday

Celtic musician Scott Williams will perform with his unique, hammered dulcimer Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theater. The event is sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University.

October 15, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police Report - October 1

(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.)

October 15, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Astrograph 10/1

Your entrepreneurial skills could be heightened in the year ahead, and you might find yourself involved in numerous ambitious undertakings. Follow your instincts to develop them, and chances are you'll do fine.

October 15, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/1

DEAR DR. GOTT: Someone told me that prenatal vitamins are beneficial for women with hair loss. I found it odd, but maybe there's something in the ingredients that would promote hair growth. Have you, or perhaps your readers, heard of this?

October 15, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/1

West opens with a weak three-bid. What does it mean if you, North, make a takeout double?

October 15, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Mont. former same-sex partner gets parental rights

MISSOULA, Mont. - A judge ruled in favor of a woman who sought parental rights to a boy and girl adopted by her former same-sex partner, a decision described as a first for Montana.

October 15, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Reports warn of problems at ground zero hub in NYC

NEW YORK - The glittering, steel and glass domed rail hub had seemed for years to be the only thing that was going right at ground zero.

October 15, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


Police: Mom says daughters’ remains in freezer

LUSBY, Md. - A bruised and starving 7-year-old girl walking alone on a gravel road led investigators to an even grimmer discovery: remains in a basement freezer that her adoptive mother said were the youngster's sisters.

October 15, 2008 | By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press Writer | National


Judge rules against bird waste injunction in Okla.

TULSA, Okla - A federal judge has denied Oklahoma's request for a preliminary injunction to stop 13 Arkansas poultry companies from disposing of bird waste in the Illinois River watershed.

October 15, 2008 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | National


Testimony ends in 25-year-old KFC murders in Texas

BRYAN, Texas - The night five people were abducted from a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant 25 years ago, a van sped out its parking lot, being driven by a white man and carrying three people wearing KFC uniforms, a witness testified Monday.

October 15, 2008 | By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Writer | National


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