Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 14, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 14, 2008
SAVANNAH - A former Savannah talk-radio host said Monday he's seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
Eleven Bulloch Academy tennis players will participate in the GISA Class AA state tennis tournament at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton today.
WASHINGTON - Tax season became a little more taxing this year, with the average person spending more than a day and more than $200 collecting, calculating and compiling those numbers for the tax man, according to a report based on Internal Revenue Service figures.
HOMERVILLE - The state Department of Agriculture is investigating the death of more than 40 cattle on a south Georgia farm.
WASHINGTON - Millions of baby boomers are about to enter a health care system for seniors that not only isn't ready for them, but may even discourage them from getting quality care.
WASHINGTON - President Bush stepped up pressure Monday on Congress to approve a controversial free-trade pact with Colombia, saying the deal is ''dead'' unless House Speaker Nancy Pelosi schedules a vote.
WASHINGTON - One in seven mortgage holders worry they may soon fail to make their monthly payments and even more fret that their home's value is shrinking, according to a poll showing widespread stress from the nation's housing crisis.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech canceled Tuesday's game at Georgia Southern so the team can attend the funeral of Michael Hutts, a pitcher who was found dead in his apartment on Friday.
Bulloch Academy's baseball team picked up where it left off Monday with a quick and efficient 10-0 win over Thomas Jefferson Academy at Gator Alley.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi troops rescued a British journalist for CBS News in the southern city of Basra on Monday two months after he was kidnapped, the Iraqi military said.
NAIROBI, Kenya - President Mwai Kibaki named rival Raila Odinga as prime minister Sunday, implementing a power-sharing deal after protracted negotiations over the agreement they signed more than a month ago.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Organizers hope a gathering of governors this week will be as effective in addressing climate change as a similar event that launched the conservation movement a century ago.
WASHINGTON - A White House task force that was supposed to devise a federal plan to research the issue of pharmaceuticals in drinking water has missed its deadline and failed to produce mandated reports and recommendations for coordination among numerous federal agencies, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
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ATLANTA - On the sports misery index, Atlanta and Cleveland are hard to beat.
WASHINGTON - Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.
WASHINGTON - Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.
ARLINGTON, Va. - President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay" them for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Brannen Morton joins Herald staff as digital specialist
Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.
SAVANNAH - The top executive over Georgia's seaports in Savannah and Brunswick said he expects another record-breaking fiscal year following a busy spring in which East Coast ports benefited from a labor dispute on the West Coast.
Q: We have two children, ages 9 and 5, and are considering adopting a third, perhaps an older child, even a teenager. Do you have any advice for us?
NEW YORK - Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed prematurely years earlier offered her a chair.
Delete NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.
Question: I saw a man selling something called "Texas holey rock" at the fish and aquarium auction at the Atlanta Farmers Market. What is it and what is it used for?
NEW YORK - Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.