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Durable goods dip but many sectors show strength

WASHINGTON - Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods fell by a smaller-than-anticipated amount in April with many sectors outside of transportation showing unexpected strength.

June 12, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington


Former press secretary’s book bashes Bush

WASHINGTON - Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan writes in a new memoir that President Bush relied on an aggressive ''political propaganda campaign'' instead of the truth to sell the Iraq war, and that the decision to invade pushed Bush's presidency ''terribly off course.'

June 12, 2008 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Preservationists say gas drilling imperils ancient carvings

WELLINGTON, Utah - Along Utah's Nine Mile Canyon lies what some call the longest art gallery in the world - thousands of prehistoric rock carvings and paintings of bighorn sheep and other wildlife, hunters wielding spears, and warriors engaged in hand-to-hand combat.

June 12, 2008 | By MIKE STARK Associated Press Writer | National


Israeli defense chief: Olmert must step down

JERUSALEM - Israel's powerful defense minister on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to step down amid a burgeoning corruption scandal and threatened to bring down the government if the Israeli leader does not comply.

June 12, 2008 | By JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Dispute threatens toxic tap water study

Continuation of a long-running government study on whether contaminated water harmed babies at Camp Lejeune, N.C., hinges on a half-million-dollar payment that is due Sunday.

June 12, 2008 | By RITA BEAMISH Associated Press Writer | Washington


Defendant ’sorry’ for SoCal commuter rail deaths

LOS ANGELES - A murder defendant apologized Tuesday for causing a commuter train disaster that killed 11 people, testifying that he was trying to kill himself and never meant to harm anyone else.

June 11, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | National


US nears record tornado year; meteorologists don’t know why

WASHINGTON - Another week, another rumbling train of tornadoes that obliterates entire city blocks, smashing homes to their foundations and killing people even as they cower in their basements.

June 11, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


Police: Man sought in armed robbery on Groover Lane

Statesboro police are seeking a man they said robbed a victim at gunpoint on Groover Lane May 4, and hope citizens will be able to provide information leading to the suspect's arrest.

June 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Spanish twins separated at birth by mistake, reunited as adults are suing government

MADRID, Spain - Spanish twins who were separated at birth through a hospital error and reunited as adult women through a fluke are suing for millions in damages, a lawyer said Tuesday.

June 11, 2008 | By DANIEL WOOLLS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Myanmar extends opposition leader’s detention

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military junta extended opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's detention by one year Tuesday, ignoring worldwide appeals to free the Nobel laureate who has been detained for more than 12 of the past 18 years.

June 11, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 27, 2008

June 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local musician to kick off Teen Summer Reading Program at library

Statesboro musician Chris Mitchell kicks off the Teen Summer Reading Program at 4:30 p.m. today at the Statesboro Regional Library with an Evening of Songwriting and Storytelling.

June 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Militant cleric urges protests on US-Iraq deal

BAGHDAD - Militant Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called Tuesday for followers to hold weekly protests against a U.S.-Iraqi security deal under negotiation that could lead to a long-term American troop presence.

June 11, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Research budgets cut amid food crisis, wheat worry

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Dr. Yue Jin, a kind-faced man in a blue lab coat, is the nation's bulwark against a devastating new plant disease. He's the only federal scientist whose main mission is protecting the $17 billion U.S. wheat crop from annihilation.

June 11, 2008 | By JIM DRINKARD Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 5/28

In the year ahead, a few special people you meet along the road of life will turn out to be of real help to you when it comes to your career endeavors. Once you establish a new relationship, nurture it to keep it vital.

June 11, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Lawyer: Green case could be resolved before Olympics

EAST LANSING, Mich.- An attorney for Golden State Warriors starDraymond Green says a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge from a confrontation near the Michigan State campus could ...

July 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Trump: 'Safety will be restored"

CLEVELAND - In an appeal to anxious voters, Donald Trump is pledging Thursday night that "safety will be restored" if he is elected president, using his ...

July 21, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOW | Associated Press


Trump's VP pick taking the stage

CLEVELAND - Straining to shore up Republican unity, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will urge conservatives to shed their unease about Donald Trump Wednesday night as he ...

July 20, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and JILL COLVIN | Associated Press


Earnhardt Jr. to miss 2 more races, replaced by Jeff Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted ...

July 20, 2016 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli ...

July 20, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Braves drop series in match of NL-worst teams

CINCINNATI - Anthony DeSclafani is giving the Reds what they've missed most of the season.

July 20, 2016 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves




Trump triumphs as GOP nominee

CLEVELAND - United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and ...

July 19, 2016 | By JULIE PACE AP White House correspondent | Local




10 officers killed by attackers in 10 days

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. - Fresh out of the police academy, Matthew Gerald was so proud to bring his cruiser home that he stood in the driveway ...

July 18, 2016 | By KEVIN McGILL, CAIN BURDEAU and CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press | Associated Press


Melania Trump ignites GOP convention after gloom, turmoil

CLEVELAND - After a harsh primary, Donald Trump's general election campaign officially opened with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump, who ...

July 18, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and ALAN FRAM Associated Press | Associated Press


Understanding Florida's algae crisis

STUART, Fla. - The enormous algae outbreak that has coated swaths of Florida's St. Lucie River with guacamole-like sludge is a man-made affliction, arising from ...

July 18, 2016 | By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press | Associated Press


Peyton? Retired. Coughlin? Resigned. Rams? In LA

Peyton Manning is retired. Tom Coughlin is gone. Heck, the Rams no longer are in St. Louis.

July 18, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Russia's participation in Rio uncertain after doping report

A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be sidelined from the Summer ...

July 18, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the ...

July 18, 2016 | By JUAN LOZANO Associated Press | Sports


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