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China opens its long-sought Olympics spectacularly

BEIJING - China didn't just walk onto the world stage. It soared over it.

August 23, 2008 | By DAVID CRARY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


After rebuke, Bush eager to embrace Olympics

BEIJING - President Bush's Olympic odyssey started with a game of political one-upmanship Thursday, as his blunt critique of the host country prompted China to warn the U.S. president to stop meddling in its business.

August 22, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


La. trooper IDs body unclaimed since his boyhood

NEW ORLEANS - From the time he was 9, Dennis Stewart was haunted by a boy eight years his elder.

August 22, 2008 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | National


Summer Sports Show: GSU, SHS, and Bulloch Academy kick-off fall football practice

Summer Sports Show for Thursday, August 7 - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank.

August 22, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Summer Sports Show


Bridge 8/8

Today sees the opening of the Beijing Olympic Games at 8:08 on 08/08/08.

August 22, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Virginia dig searches for black Southern heritage

RICHMOND, Va. - In a district where young professionals live in airy lofts and flock to trendy restaurants and clubs, historians are intent on revealing the buried remnants of Richmond's bustling slave-trading past.

August 22, 2008 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press Writer | National




Kurdish rebels say they sabotaged Turkey pipeline

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Kurdish separatist rebels claimed responsibility Thursday for sabotaging a critical Turkish pipeline, helping push global oil prices back above $120 per barrel.

August 22, 2008 | By C. ONUR ANT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Remote-control warriors suffer war stress

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. - The Air National Guardsmen who operate Predator drones over Iraq via remote control, launching deadly missile attacks from the safety of Southern California 7,000 miles away, are suffering some of the same psychological stresses as their comrades on the battlefield.

August 22, 2008 | By SCOTT LINDLAW Associated Press Writer | National


Trash soils Bush pledge to protect islands

WASHINGTON - Two years ago with fanfare, President Bush declared a remote chain of Hawaiian islands the biggest, most environmentally protected area of ocean in the world.

August 22, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Fingerprints yield more telltale clues

WASHINGTON - Scientists have found ways to tease even more clues out of fingerprints' telltale marks - one in a string of developments that gives modern forensics even better ways to solve mysteries like the anthrax attacks or JonBenet Ramsey's murder.

August 22, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID Associated Press Writer | Washington


Loophole in tobacco regulation bill

WASHINGTON - A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce some new products without first getting federal approval.

August 22, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Jobless claims hit highest point since March 2002

WASHINGTON - The nation's jobs market sent a fresh cry of distress as the number of newly laid off people unexpectedly hit the highest level in more than six years, a Labor Department report showed Thursday.

August 22, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


Feds charge Keys man with lobster poaching

MIAMI - A Florida Keys commercial fisherman could lose his boat and do federal prison time if convicted of charges announced Thursday that he illegally poached thousands of spiny lobsters with traps that damaged coral reefs and sea grasses in sensitive marine waters.

August 22, 2008 | By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 8/8

Life is never optimal, so don't expect everything to go perfectly in the year ahead. However, if you roll with the punches, you'll make fewer waves and things will run much smoother than they would otherwise.

August 22, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Dustin Johnson keeps right on rolling at East Lake

ATLANTA - Dustin Johnson was in trouble from the start Thursday, just not for very long. The game feels easy for the U.S. Open champion ...

September 22, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Lady Panthers roll to blowout victory

PORTAL - The Portal Panthers opened up a can on Claxton Thursday evening with a 14-2 victory in less than four innings to remain undefeated in ...

September 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Southeast Bulloch faces region showdown at Jenkins

One of the most highly anticipated matchups of the Region 3-AAA schedule takes place tonight as Southeast Bulloch travels to face Jenkins in a game ...

September 22, 2016 | By LUKE MARTIN Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


Portal off to Wheeler County

PORTAL - After a week of rest, the Portal Panthers are hoping that a fresh start will help to start building towards what they want to ...

September 22, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


SHS looks for first win

After losing its third fourth-quarter lead last week against Effingham County, Statesboro High is still looking for answers with a road trip to Appling County ...

September 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


BA battles Crusaders

The Bulloch Academy Gators (2-1-1) travel to Lyons tonight to take on the Crusaders of Robert Toombs Christian Academy (3-1). If the Crusaders are looking ...

September 22, 2016 | By RICHARD STUBBS Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer charged in man's death

TULSA, Okla. - Prosecutors charged a white Oklahoma police officer with first-degree manslaughter Thursday, less than a week after she fatally shot an unarmed black man ...

September 22, 2016 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and SEAN MURPHY Associated Press | Associated Press




Week five Prep Capsules

Statesboro (0-4) @ Appling County (2-1) - 7:30, Womack Field, SHS leads series 6-0, Last meeting SHS won 29-28, 1989

September 21, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tech looks to wreck Tigers

ATLANTA - With an ACC showdown looming, Clemson is still lacking the sort of performance that would show it's capable of making another run at ...

September 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


ACC faces hurdles in picking title game site

RALEIGH, N.C. - There's a lot for the Atlantic Coast Conference to sort out between now and December - on and off the field.

September 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


SEC rookie QBs enjoying wins, early success

ATHENS, Ga. - Three precocious passers are trying to prove it's now possible for true freshmen quarterbacks to win big in the Southeastern Conference.

September 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Peterson injury opens starting role for McKinnon

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Adrian Peterson will have surgery on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus, putting his season and perhaps his 10-year run ...

September 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Vegas feels like $10 million even if he likely won't win it

ATLANTA - Jhonattan Vegas doesn't have a realistic chance of claiming the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus even if he wins the Tour Championship.

September 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brady-less Patriots an underdog at home to Texans

OUCH!

September 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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