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Sealed papers describe DNA, other anthrax details

WASHINGTON - It was science that led the FBI to the scientist.

August 19, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN and MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writers | Washington


POW status was key factor in McCain’s first race

PHOENIX - A newcomer to Arizona, John McCain used his wife's wealth, ties to powerful Washington figures and, most of all, the emotional power of his five years in a Vietnamese prison to launch his political career 25 years ago.

August 19, 2008 | By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Wis. ambush suspect maybe ’freaked out,’ mom says

KINGSFORD, Mich. - When he learned police were looking for him, Scott Johnson tried to assure his mother that he would take care of the situation.

August 19, 2008 | By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press Writer | National


Recordings raise questions about inmates’ rights

SAN DIEGO - The last thing defense attorney Jim McMahon expected to hear on a recording of phone calls from the county jail was his own voice discussing trial strategy with a client who had been jailed on a probation violation.

August 19, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Rural volunteer fire depts. struggle to recruit

BIG SPRINGS, Neb. - Simple numbers were working against the fire and rescue department in this town of 400 along Interstate 80. Unbeknownst to six people in a Suburban that had just wrecked on the busy interstate, the math didn't favor them either.

August 19, 2008 | By NATE JENKINS and KELLY GILLENWATER Associated Press Writers | National


Co-defendant in OJ Simpson case pleads guilty

LAS VEGAS - A fourth co-defendant pleaded guilty Monday in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery and kidnapping case, agreeing to testify against the Hall of Fame football player and one remaining co-defendant.

August 19, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


Vigil held for teens killed in ATV accident

A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered Friday evening to honor the lives of two teens, Tracy Randall Deal Jr., 13, and Devin Franklin Miller, 15, who tragically lost their lives in an all-terrain vehicle accident in late July.

August 19, 2008 | By BOBBY NESMITH Special to the Herald | Local


Police Report - August 5

Statesboro Police Arrests

August 19, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


While Dems away, GOPers play — on oil drilling

WASHINGTON - About 20 House Republicans have cut short their August vacations, gathering on the floor to protest Democratic energy policy and demand that Speaker Nancy Pelosi call lawmakers back into session to vote on an energy package. The bill would include GOP demands for more domestic drilling.

August 19, 2008 | | Washington


11 feared dead on K2; rescue team reaches Italian

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A helicopter plucked two frostbitten Dutch climbers from K2 on Monday after an avalanche and exposure left at least 11 people presumed dead on the world's second-highest mountain. An Italian who was also stranded made his way down the slope with a rescue team after telling a colleague, ''I am surely not going to give up now.''

August 19, 2008 | By STEPHEN GRAHAM Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


CORE Credit Union partners with financial planner

CORE Credit Union announces Justin McCartney has become a partner with CORE and CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS) to provide financial planning services to its members.

August 18, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


No deal on election bill, bomb kills 12 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Despite intense U.S. pressure, Iraqi leaders failed Sunday to resolve differences over how to govern the oil-rich city of Kirkuk - a dispute that is blocking provincial elections and stoking tension in the volatile north.

August 18, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


In tough times, Boro realtors offer more incentives

Creative realtors and developers in Statesboro are following a nationwide trend in designing some wacky and ingenious real estate incentive packages to help lure potential homebuyers and tenants to their properties.

August 18, 2008 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business


AP IMPACT: Seoul probes civilian ‘massacres’ by US

EDITOR'S NOTE - Nine years ago, the world learned of a hidden chapter of the Korean War - the killing of refugees at a place called No Gun Ri. Now investigators are shedding light on what one calls 215 ''other No Gun Ris.'' Here is a report.

August 18, 2008 | By CHARLES J. HANLEY and JAE-SOON CHANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Texas: Mexican-born murderer should be executed

HOUSTON - The planned execution this week of a man convicted in one of Houston's most brutal murder cases in a generation has become among the most contentious in the state that has the nation's busiest capital punishment system.

August 18, 2008 | By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Writer | National


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