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Army Corps of Engineers hopes to restore Mississippi River wildlife habitat with new islands

BROWNSVILLE, Minn. - On the Mississippi River below the verdant bluffs that mark the far southern Minnesota-Wisconsin line, the federal government is waging a multi-million dollar campaign against the elements.

September 30, 2007 | By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer | Nation


Indonesia: Some villagers begin returning home after 3 days of violent earthquakes

PADANG, Indonesia - Some villagers in western Indonesia returned home Saturday, three days after a deadly earthquake jolted the region and generated a powerful string of aftershocks and a tsunami.

September 30, 2007 | By ANTHONY DEUTSCH Associated Press Writer | Nation


California’s $3 billion stem cell agency names Australian scientist its new chief

SAN FRANCISCO - A renowned Australian scientist was named to run California's $3 billion stem cell agency, the nation's biggest financial backer of human embryonic research.

September 30, 2007 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer | Nation


La. agriculture minister says Africanized honeybees appear established near New Orleans

MERAUX, La. - Africanized honeybees, a fierce hybrid strain sometimes referred to as ''killer bees,'' appear to have established themselves in the New Orleans area, the state agriculture commissioner said.

September 30, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


BA recap: Gators win with special teams

The old football coaches' cliché is that special teams are one-third of a good team's game. That axiom proved itself for Bulloch Academy in Friday night's 42-6 thumping of Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

September 30, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Portal recap: Turnovers still costly

The Portal Panthers continued their sluggish start to the 2007 season on Friday night, falling to Screven County by a 32-0 margin. The loss was their second shutout defeat in as many weeks and dropped the Panthers to a record of 0-3 with the Region 3-A schedule looming ahead.

September 30, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Herald Correspondent | Sports


Braves win marathon

September 30, 2007 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulloch Academy runs past Robert Toombs, 42-6

LYONS – Jordan Walker and Ethan Lovett scored a pair of touchdowns each to lead Bulloch Academy to a 42-6 drubbing of Robert Toombs Christian Academy here Friday.

September 30, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Sports


Screven takes to the air to dominate Portal

PORTAL - The skies rained down on the Portal Panthers on Friday night, and as soon as Mother Nature was finished, Screven County took its turn. After intense thunderstorms delayed the start of the game for more than an hour, the Gamecocks raced up and down the field, racking up yards and points in a 32-0 romp over Portal.

September 30, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Special to the Herald | Sports


Mich. farm has maze cut into cornfield in likeness of the late President Ford

RICHLAND, Mich. - It's a corny tribute to the late Gerald Ford - and it can be fully appreciated only from the air.

September 30, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Tennessee men accused of setting fatal fire after learning of child porn charges

HELENWOOD, Tenn. - Everybody in this little mountain community knew that Timothy Carl Chandler had been arrested on child pornography charges. It was in the newspaper and all over the TV news.

September 30, 2007 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Nation


Teenage bride alleging rape by association says her salvation depended on marriage

ST. GEORGE, Utah - A former follower of a polygamous sect leader claims she was acting to preserve her eternal salvation when she obeyed his command and married her cousin at age 14.

September 29, 2007 | By JENNIFER DOBNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Scientists hope maggots could help feed rainbow trout, as well as reduce cow manure, fish guts

BOISE, Idaho - Cow manure and fish guts and maggots. It could all soon be dinner - if you're an Idaho rainbow trout.

September 29, 2007 | By JOHN MILLER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 9/15

DEAR ABBY: Our 13-year-old son, "Kirk," is monitored when he is online, he is given a curfew when visiting neighborhood friends, and he is overall watched like a hawk. However, we have let him play the video game Xbox Live (where kids all over the country play the same games). We recently found out that an adult (posing as a child) had promised Kirk a free pass and asked him to call to tell him where to send it.

September 29, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/15

There might be a few circumstances that could occur that would have a strong effect on changing some established parts of your being. But you'll be smart enough to guide them to a desirable position in your life.

September 29, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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For Biden, silver lining if Senate fight is a draw

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is crossing his fingers that Republicans won't come close to capturing the six Senate seats they need to seize the majority in next week's election. But for Vice President Joe Biden, there's a silver lining if Republicans fall just short.

October 29, 2014 | By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press | Nation


East Georgia band festival packs Womack

More than 3,000 people packed Statesboro High School's Womack Field Saturday to catch the sounds of the 38th Annual East Georgia Marching Band Festival.

October 29, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


The first Portal Panthers

PORTAL - The Portal Panthers celebrated their homecoming two weeks ago, but a few more alums will get an encore performance when Jenkins County comes to town on Friday night.

October 29, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




A Royal beating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

October 28, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Monken accepts responsibility for Army violations

A contrite Jeff Monken accepted responsibility on Tuesday for a football recruiting trip that happened a month after he was hired as head coach at Army and resulted in minor NCAA violations.

October 28, 2014 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


College Football Playoff Top 25 released

Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings.

October 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gurley or no, it's UGA's to lose

ATHENS - With or without Todd Gurley, the Georgia Bulldogs are big favorites to hand Florida another defeat.

October 28, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Tech offense rolling

ATLANTA - A back-to-basics approach is producing offense at a rate rarely seen in Georgia Tech history.

October 28, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


Investment adviser, former fugitive gets 30 years in prison

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Nearly two years after a banker who vanished was wrongly declared dead, he was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison as he faced angry investors who lost millions of dollars entrusted to the former preacher who turned his persuasive powers into a career as an investment adviser.

October 28, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GSU band impresses in Atlanta

One of the highlights of going to a Georgia Southern University football game is watching the Southern Pride Marching Band perform.

October 28, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro police to participate in No-Shave November

The Statesboro Police Department will participate in No-Shave November and raise money for Alzheimer's research.

October 28, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


October 28 - Mr. Reginald Dean "Reggie" Collins, 90, died on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Ogee

Mr. Reginald Dean "Reggie" Collins

October 27, 2014 | | Obituaries


US governors, Army go own way on Ebola quarantines

NEWARK, N.J. - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with the Ebola virus and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk, but some state governors and even the Army are carving their own paths.

October 27, 2014 | By DAVID PORTER and COLLEEN BARRY Associated Press | Nation


Deal, Carter rally base as potential runoff looms

COLUMBUS - With a runoff increasingly likely in Georgia's tight gubernatorial race, Republican Gov. Nathan Deal is rallying his conservative base in north Georgia while Democrat Jason Carter is getting a boost from his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, who's appealing to black voters in some of the state's largest metro areas.

October 27, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


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