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Oil falls after government says gas demand is down

NEW YORK - Oil prices fell below $123 Wednesday after the Energy Department said gasoline demand fell sharply last week while fuel inventories jumped more than expected.

June 19, 2008 | By JOHN WILEN AP Business Writer | National


Bridge 6/5

English lexicographer Samuel Johnson said, "Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect."

June 19, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 6/5

In the year ahead, a number of needed changes could take place that will prove to be heartwarming; they will also turn out to be for your ultimate good. Regardless of their origin, you'll be glad they occurred.

June 19, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Study secretly tracks cell phone users outside US

WASHINGTON - Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home.

June 19, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


Mukasey defends military commissions for terror cases

FARMINGTON, Pa. - Attorney General Michael Mukasey, defending military commissions to prosecute suspected terrorists, told federal judges Wednesday the upcoming trials will be ''in the best traditions of the American legal system.''

June 19, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | National


Bulloch teachers 'upset' about CRCT

Bulloch County students who failed portions of a state-mandated test are hitting the books again during a summer remediation program aimed towards improving their test scores.

June 19, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Judge: Army wrong to allow logging at Cypress Lake without permit

SAVANNAH - A federal ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers wrongly waived a permit for logging on a private lake has clarified an exemption in pollution laws and could lead to better wetland protection, an environmental group said Monday.

June 19, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Obama names a Kennedy to help pick a veep

NEW YORK - Barack Obama turned to the hunt for a running mate Wednesday, with Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters urging him to put her on the ticket now that she's decided to back his inevitable nomination.

June 19, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Ex-Bush health chief’s firm wins Sept. 11 work

WASHINGTON - As President Bush's health chief, Tommy Thompson proudly trumpeted millions of taxpayer dollars to help workers sickened by the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center, even amid complaints that his agency wasn't doing enough.

June 19, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 6/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently read your letter about the reader who uses a Tic Tac for nighttime dry mouth. I use Halls Sugar Free cough drops because I am diabetic. Please put this tip in your column for others to use.

June 19, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Venezuelan intelligence law draws protests, seen as potential tool against dissent

CARACAS, Venezuela - A new intelligence law that President Hugo Chavez enacted by decree is drawing protests from human rights activists who say it could lead to serious violations of civil liberties and become a tool for cracking down on dissent.

June 18, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Astrograph 6/4

In arrangements or involvements where you are free to call your own shots, you will do quite well in the year ahead. Conversely, when another is running the show, it will put limits on your talents and skills.

June 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Nevada nuclear dump application filed Tuesday

WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said Tuesday he's confident the government's license application to build a nuclear waste dump in Nevada will ''stand up to any challenge anywhere.''

June 18, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Report: Assad says talks with Israel need US sponsor

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Syria's president said he was willing to hold direct peace talks with Israel in the future under U.S. sponsorship, laying out his vision of how negotiations could progress.

June 18, 2008 | By BARBARA SURK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


UN: 1 million in Myanmar aren’t getting basic aid

BANGKOK, Thailand - More than 1 million people still don't have adequate food, water or shelter a month after a devastating cyclone swept through Myanmar, and the military junta's policies are hindering relief efforts and driving up the cost of aid operations, the United Nations said Tuesday.

June 18, 2008 | By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Screven County falls to Bluffton in opener

August 20, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Braves drop slugfest to Nats

ATLANTA - Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to ...

August 20, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Flood-weary Louisiana cleans house

ST. AMANT, La. - Flood-weary residents cleaned out houses Saturday as search parties went door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so ...

August 20, 2016 | By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press | Associated Press


Alligator abundance at Jekyll

SAVANNAH - Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has ...

August 20, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local




Bulloch Academy scores first win of '16

Bulloch Academy was looking for their first win of the season after tying Memorial Day School in Garden City last Friday night, and they did ...

August 19, 2016 | By RICHARD STUBBS | Prep Sports 360


Screven County looks to get over second round hump

30 minutes northeast of Bulloch County lies Screven County, whose county seat, Sylvania, has a population a tenth the size of Statesboro.

August 19, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Shooting for three: US reach gold medal game for third straight Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team is still a little better than Spain.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kim jumps to big lead at Wyndham championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rams' Todd Gurley set for preseason debut

IRVINE, Calif. - Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley thought he saw New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday, only for teammates to convince ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia star Chubb gains confidence in comeback

ATHENS, Ga. - It was not just another scrimmage for Nick Chubb.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with theNFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Trump touring Louisiana flooding

BATON ROUGE, La. - Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump's campaign turnaround plan on Friday featured the unorthodox candidate ...

August 19, 2016 | By MELINDA DESLATTE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Hundreds mourn slain Georgia police officer

EASTMAN - Hundreds of people - including law officers from around Georgia and the nation - mourned a slain Georgia police officer whose funeral was moved to a ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


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