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Expert backs Ohio lethal injection procedures, says inmates receive 2-hour dose of anesthetic

ELYRIA, Ohio - Ohio's process of execution is not inhumane, and includes enough anesthetic to knock out an average inmate for two hours, an expert testified Tuesday.

April 23, 2008 | By JOE MILICIA Associated Press Writer | National


Study finds gap between editors and readers in ground rules for online conversations

NEW YORK - Newspaper readers agree with editors on the basics of what makes good journalism, but they are more apt to want looser rules for online conversations, a new study on news credibility has found.

April 23, 2008 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer | National


German polar bear cub ‘‘Flocke’’ makes her debut in Nuremberg

BERLIN - Never mind the burly polar bear Knut, here's the cute new cub Flocke.

April 23, 2008 | By DAVID RISING Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Astrograph 4/9

Being a bit more restless than usual might work to your benefit in the year ahead. Instead of sitting on your duff and taking things as they come, you will search for outlets that will bring the success you're seeking.

April 23, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 4/9

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 82-year-old woman. I have a very puzzling problem. Since June 2007, I have had a small amount of drainage from my right breast. I saw a breast surgeon, who took a sample and ordered a blood analysis. I was told unless there was blood in the fluid, there was only about a 10 percent chance that the drainage was caused by cancer.

April 23, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 7, 2008

April 22, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local


California salmon collapse could lead to unprecedented shutdown to protect stocks

SAN FRANCISCO - The stunning collapse of one of the West Coast's biggest wild salmon runs has prompted even cash-strapped fishermen to call for an unprecedented shutdown of salmon fishing off the coasts of California and Oregon.

April 22, 2008 | By TERENCE CHEA Associated Press Writer | National


Yahoo says current Microsoft bid undervalues Yahoo, but not opposed to better deal

SEATTLE - Internet icon Yahoo Inc., under pressure of a three-week deadline from Microsoft to accept its $41 billion buyout bid, said Monday it doesn't oppose a deal with the world's largest software maker but wants a better offer.

April 22, 2008 | By JESSICA MINTZ AP Technology Writer | National


New Jersey lawmakers poised to offer 6 weeks of paid leave to workers caring for relatives

TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey may be poised to become the third state to require companies to offer six weeks of paid leave to workers wishing to care for a new child or sick relative.

April 22, 2008 | By TOM HESTER Jr. Associated Press Writer | National


HEALTHBEAT: Deadly skin cancer illustrates struggle to research rare diseases

WASHINGTON - The deadliest form of skin cancer is a little-studied type you've probably never heard of. After he died, Martin Whatley's classic rock 'n' roll guitar became his last weapon against it.

April 22, 2008 | By LAUREN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Washington


Clinton campaign senior strategist Mark Penn steps down as she turns to communications chief

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Hillary Rodham Clinton is turning to her communications chief and pollster to plan her presidential election strategy after giving the boot to a polarizing top aide because of his work on behalf of a trade agreement Clinton opposes.

April 22, 2008 | By BETH FOUHY Associated Press Writer | National


Dad says ’Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin concealed ’pain and suffering’ behind public persona

BRISBANE, Australia - Late ''Crocodile Hunter'' Steve Irwin concealed pain and suffering behind his enthusiastic public persona, his father said in an interview broadcast Monday.

April 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Coroner’s jury rules Diana unlawfully killed by reckless actions of driver and paparazzi

LONDON - A coroner's jury ruled Monday that Princess Diana and boyfriend Dodi Fayed were unlawfully killed through the reckless actions of their driver and paparazzi in 1997.

April 22, 2008 | By ROBERT BARR Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Artistic animals provide zoos an untapped source of revenue

MILWAUKEE - Brittany wields her paintbrush with confidence, slapping it roughly against the canvas to produce streaks of green or smears of orange. With apparent pride, she steps back, inspects her work - and extends her trunk to receive a freshly loaded paintbrush.

April 22, 2008 | By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press Writer | National


16 die in strike against fugitive Afghan warlord; 7 police killed in poppy field

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. and Afghan forces attacked a remote village in a mountainous region of northeastern Afghanistan following reports that an infamous insurgent leader was in the area, a governor said Monday. At least 16 people were killed.

April 22, 2008 | By AMIR SHAH Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Jackets sweep Tattnall County

BROOKLET - The two games between Southeast Bulloch and Tattnall County Tuesday afternoon looked similar to a tale of two cities. The first game, a pitchers' duel ending in dramatic fashion. The second game, a 12-run blowout.

April 21, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Braves no match for Mets

NEW YORK - Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight game by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Tuesday night.

April 21, 2015 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


NFL releases 2015 schedule

NEW YORK - Among the Patriots' rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener.

April 21, 2015 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Hawks' Budenholzer named Coach of the Year

ATLANTA - Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention.

April 21, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

HOUSTON - A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases.

April 21, 2015 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press | Local


Little girl, big heart

Four-year-old Miraya Raval emptied her piggy bank to help others in need when she presented a check for $500 Tuesday to Mr. Joe Bill Brannon of the Statesboro Food Bank.

April 21, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jackets sweep region for 2nd straight year

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch High boys and girls track teams continued their region dominance Tuesday afternoon, sweeping the Region 1-AAA championship in front of a home crowd at Fred Shaver Field.

April 21, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Outdoor Life: Warm weather puts spring chores on the agenda

Sadly this is a recurring theme. You know what I'm talking about. Spring arrives, unwanted and unsightly vegetation grows and it's time to break out the grass-cutting devices. I have previously detailed some of my travails in this realm and I supposed it's time for an update so here it is - the weeds on my road are knee-high and steadily growing at a prolific rate due to recent rains. This means that my trusty weed-eater and I are once again on the prowl. I must say that my relationship with this implement has been a particularly close ...

April 21, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports




Survivor of fatal accident in stable condition

A man who survived a single-vehicle crash Friday that killed a passenger in his vehicle is listed in serious but stable condition, according to a Georgia State Patrol report.

April 20, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Pitts family setting the pace

Before the start of the Region 1-AAA track and field championship Monday afternoon at Southeast Bulloch High School, assistant coach Laurie Pitts made a challenge to her son to set a personal best.

April 20, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Google to penalize non-mobile friendly sites

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.

April 20, 2015 | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE Associated Press | Associated Press


Man charged in 4 deaths driven by 'bloodlust,' document says

DECATUR - A man accused of killing three men as they slept outside and a woman walking to her car near Atlanta initially set out to rob people but was driven by a "bloodlust" after killing his first victim, according to a court filing.

April 20, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Associated Press


Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, South

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered "Silent Sentinels" still stand guard, rifles at the ready, gazing off in the distance.

April 20, 2015 | By CHRIS CAROLA Associated Press | Associated Press


New format means injured drivers don't have to race

There was a time in NASCAR when skipping a race because of illness or injury was simply not considered. Rather than sit out with swollen eyes, Ricky Rudd used tape to keep them open. Richard Petty ran three races hiding a broken neck from NASCAR officials.

April 20, 2015 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


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