NEW ORLEANS - More than half a million people a year with chest pain are getting an unnecessary or premature procedure to unclog their arteries because drugs are just as effective, suggests a landmark study that challenges one of the most common practices in heart care.
We are looking at raising partner's major suit when you have four-card support.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' liaison with the White House will refuse to answer questions at upcoming Senate hearings about the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, citing her Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, her lawyer says.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Many years ago, I had a boil, and my doctor said to put compresses on "as hot as I could stand " to draw the core out. After several days of this, only to be in much pain without any results, I resorted to researching another remedy. I had heard vitamin E was good for skin care and decided to purchase a vitamin E capsule. I put it directly on the boil, then covered it with a bandage. I repeated this procedure three times a day. Within 24 hours, the boil had decreased in size by one half ...
DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old high school senior. Last summer I lost my virginity. Since then I have slept with six guys. Do you think my future husband will be seriously upset about it, even though he will probably have been out there more than I have?
The year ahead looks quite hopeful for you because you are not likely to repeat any old mistakes, where you suffered large losses, that you've made in the past. In fact, the lessons you learned will now be put to productive uses.
Georgia Southern starts a five-game road trip tonight. The trip begins in Atlanta as the Eagles battle in-state rival Georgia Tech tonight at 7 p.m. then Wednesday afternoon at 3:00. Wednesday's game will be televised live on SportSouth.
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Anna Nicole Smith accidentally overdosed on at least nine prescription drugs - including a powerful sleep syrup she was known to swig right out of the bottle - after a miserable last few days in which she endured stomach flu, a 105-degree fever, pungent sweating and an infection on her buttocks from repeated injections.
Georgia Southern University's Raptor Center was the site this past weekend for Spring Egg-Stravanganza, which also included a campout. Campers learned about the birds of prey kept at the center and how the Raptor Center helps the wildlife. They also had a a lot of fun.
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve's chief of operations, Gary Youngblood, was recently named the National Park Service Alaska Region recipient of the Harry Yount Award for 2007.
The Georgia Southern Eagles gave up a pair of four-run innings to the Furman Paladins on Saturday, proving to be the difference as GSU dropped the second of a three-game series 9-3.
About two thousand people enjoyed games, food and fireworks at Friday night's annual Swing Into Spring event - the official kickoff of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department youth baseball and softball season.
ATHENS - Hutson Mason has some big shoes to fill in his one and only season as Georgia's starting quarterback.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will have ligament-replacement surgery in his right elbow for the second time Friday and is expected to miss the entire season.
During a meeting Thursday evening, Brooklet City Council members voted to keep the city's police department.
An ordinance amendment to allow drive-thru sales of closed-container beer and wine in Statesboro failed to get a motion for final approval from City Council this week.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Because of a typographical error, a front-page article Thursday about a historical marker honoring the Rigdon Cemetery and Rigdon's Mill twice misspelled the Rigdon family name. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Ogeechee Technical College officials, community leaders and volunteers celebrated another successful iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) fundraising campaign Thursday afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - An air search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane described as the "best lead" so far ended for the day without success Thursday but will resume in the morning, Australian rescue officials said.
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Two unearned runs off a dropped fly ball in deep left center were the difference in the game as the No. 17 Clemson Tigers escaped J.I. Clements Stadium with a 5-4 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles on Wednesday in the finale of a two-game series.
ATHENS - Charles Mann scored a career-high 29 points, including a three-point play with 2:25 remaining that gave Georgia the lead, and the Bulldogs beat Vermont 63-56 on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Ivan Nova pitched two-hit ball while working into the seventh inning for the first time this spring, and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 Wednesday.
DAYTON, Ohio - So much for first-time jitters.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The four-time Masters champion has an ailing back, and he's been having it checked out even more regularly the last two weeks. It has reached the point that he is planning surgery after the Masters to see if he can get more comfortable playing golf.
The Statesboro Blue Devils dominated a four-team track meet on Wednesday against Metter, Montgomery County, Jenkins and Long County, with the boys and girls each well surpassing the next-best score.