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Robot makes rounds when doctor can’t get to bedside in Baltimore hospital

BALTIMORE - Has it come to this? Robots standing in for doctors at the hospital patients' bedside?

July 28, 2007 | By ALEX DOMINGUEZ Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fewer than half of kids who live near school bike or walk, study says

ATLANTA - Fewer than half of American children who live close to school regularly walk or ride a bike to classes, according to a new study that highlights a dramatic shift toward car commuting by kids.

July 28, 2007 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Report finds fewer teens having sex, more using condoms; birth rate at record low

WASHINGTON - Fewer high school students are having sex these days, and more are using condoms. The teen birth rate has hit a record low.

July 28, 2007 | By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 7/14

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing in regard to the letter from the man who found that defecating on paper towels relieved his hemorrhoids.

July 28, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/13

Something out of the ordinary could occur that will serve to elevate your hopes and expectations. Just when you thought life was going no place, things could liven up in ways that will bring much joy to you.

July 27, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/13

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I raised our two sons and two daughters. One son and both daughters married well. Our other son, "Neil," is gay. He and his partner, "Ron," have been together 15 years, but Neil's father and I never wanted to know Ron because we disapproved of their lifestyle.

July 27, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Bridge 7/13

John Gunther, a journalist and an author who died in 1970, pointed out that Count Hermann Keyserling (founder of the School of Wisdom in 1920) once said that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts.

July 27, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


World’s tallest man marries a woman two-thirds his height

BEIJING - The world's tallest man married a woman who's two-thirds his height and half his age, holding a traditional Mongolian ceremony Thursday with great fanfare at the tomb of Kublai Khan.

July 27, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


A small number of gun shops account for a large number of weapons used in crimes

NEW YORK - When criminals need guns, they have plenty of options in a country with nearly 100,000 licensed gun stores. But drug dealers and other crooks don't shop just anywhere. They have their favorites.

July 27, 2007 | By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press Writer | Nation


Suspect in UK terror plot was shy, brilliant — and teased, teachers and fellow students say

DAVANGERE, India - Kafeel Ahmed didn't seem the least bit angry as a young engineering student.

July 27, 2007 | By MUNEEZA NAQVI Associated Press Writer | Nation


House panel takes first step toward contempt of Congress proceedings against former Bush aide

WASHINGTON - A House panel cleared the way Thursday for contempt proceedings against former White House counsel Harriet Miers after she obeyed President Bush and skipped a hearing on the firings of federal prosecutors.

July 27, 2007 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP Centerpiece: Sites introduce preteens to online networking

NEW YORK - This past spring, 10-year-old Adam Young joined other tweens on Club Penguin, playing games, throwing virtual snowballs and chatting with fellow kids who appear onscreen as plump cartoon penguins. A few weeks later, Adam asked Mom to pay $5 a month for extra features, such as decorating his online persona's igloo.

July 27, 2007 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer | Nation


Bush acknowledges administration leaked CIA operative’s name

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday sought to put to rest the controversy over his decision to spare a top former White House official from going to jail, saying it was time to move on. He also called on the nation and skeptical lawmakers to stand with him on Iraq, despite a new report showing only mixed progress.

July 27, 2007 | By TERENCE HUNT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - July 13

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.

July 27, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Ask Dr. Gott 7/13

DEAR DR. GOTT: I need your help. About two years ago, a dermatologist told me I had very nice skin. Some time ago, I started losing the pigmentation of the skin on my arms, hands and neck. I asked the dermatologist if there were anything to do about it or to prevent it. He didn't know. Now I am asking you, is there anything that can be done about this?

July 27, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


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Professor Profile

Charles Harter is an accounting professor at Georgia Southern University who does his best to ensure all his students achieve the highest levels of success of which they are capable.

June 24, 2014 | By QUANIQUA EPPS Contributing writer | Entertainment News


Student Spotlight

Jacarmen James is a rising senior at Georgia Southern University who believes that doing things for others will help him prosper in the long run.

June 24, 2014 | By QUANIQUA EPPS Contributing writer | Entertainment News


There's plenty to do around here

I like Proverbs for several reasons: I learn something new every time I read it; the sayings are wise and easily understood; the glory of young men is in their strength, but the beauty of old men is their gray hair and great legs; grandchildren are the crown of the aged and that's why we had children. I realize that I have taken a few liberties so give me some slack.

June 24, 2014 | Rev. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials


Should county be accepting grants from feds?

Editor:

June 24, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


Reader: School board needs to reconsider priorities

Editor:

June 24, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


2 Statesboro men arrested on drug charges

Two men suspected of intent to distribute drugs are behind bars after law enforcement agents intercepted a package slated for delivery to their home, authorities said.

June 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


June 24 - Jewell Dyches-Floyd, age 93, of Statesboro, Georgia, was a beloved and admired woman of Go

Jewell Priscilla Sowell Dyches-Floyd

June 23, 2014 | | Obituaries


Eagles' Showers arrested in dispute

Georgia Southern football player Kentrellis Marquis Showers, and a woman, Jomeshia Jquana Slaughter, were arrested at their Cambridge Pines apartment early Saturday morning after Statesboro police responded to a call about a verbal altercation that turned physical, according to an incident report.

June 23, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Still in the fight

SAO PAULO - Instead of taking a breather, the U.S. created a World Cup math puzzle for its fans back in America.

June 23, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Florida resort hotel also serves as military test site

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top. But to military officials, it is known as Eglin Air Force Range Test Site A5.

June 23, 2014 | By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL Associated Press | Nation


US memo justifying drone killings released

NEW YORK - The secret U.S. government memo outlining the justification for the use of drones to kill American terror suspects abroad was released by court order Monday, yielding the most detailed, inside look yet at the legal underpinnings of the Obama administration's program of "targeted killings."

June 23, 2014 | By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press | Nation


Police Report 6-24-14: Women arrested for shoplifting health and beauty items and baked beans

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.

June 23, 2014 | | Police Report


Carmelo Anthony to test free agency

NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony "loves being a Knick" but is headed for free agency because he wants to explore his options, his agent said.

June 23, 2014 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Murray begins title defense with easy win

LONDON - It had been, famously, more than 75 years since a British man arrived at Wimbledon as the defending champion.

June 23, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Dr. Keel: How to attract more biz to Statesboro

Recently, I toured the site of the proposed Medient Studios off of I-16 in Effingham - A "field of dreams" idea of constructing the world's largest movie studio 30 minutes from Statesboro.

June 23, 2014 | | Business


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