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W.Va.U. embroiled in scandal over degree for gov’s daughter

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - This is not how West Virginia University wanted to build its national reputation.

May 16, 2008 | By VICKI SMITH and TOM BREEN Associated Press Writer | National


Prep Sports Blitz: SHS track, baseball turn up the heat - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank

Prep Sports Blitz for Thursday, May 1 - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank.

May 16, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports Blitz


Bridge 5/2

English golfer Harry Vardon said, "Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty."

May 16, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Barge accident closes 2 bridges linking Iowa, Illinois

DES MOINES, Iowa - Several fully loaded barges broke loose on the flood-swollen Mississippi River, striking two key bridges and forcing a halt to highway and railroad traffic early Thursday.

May 16, 2008 | By MELANIE S. WELTE Associated Press Writer | National


Ky. school bus involved in crash, 1 student killed

FALMOUTH, Ky. - A school bus and dump truck crashed Thursday along a road with hairpin turns, killing a student and injuring 12 people in northern Kentucky, police said.

May 16, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Immigrant rights activists join protests nationwide

CHICAGO - Thousands of immigrants and activists gathered in cities across the country Thursday to demand comprehensive immigration reform, including citizenship opportunities for the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the U.S.

May 16, 2008 | By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press Writer | National


Teen girl’s upside-down feet treated in NYC surgery

NEW YORK - In her 15 years, Jingle Luis has never walked on the bottoms of her feet.

May 16, 2008 | By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press Writer | National


Airlines slow down flights to save on fuel

NEW YORK - Drivers have long known that slowing down on the highway means getting more miles to the gallon. Now airlines are trying it, too - adding a few minutes to flights to save millions on fuel.

May 16, 2008 | By JOHN WILEN Associated Press Writer | National


Bush signs order to further crackdown on Myanmar

WASHINGTON - President Bush imposed new U.S. sanctions on Thursday against property owned or controlled by the military junta in Myanmar.

May 16, 2008 | By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Guido inspires crowd at National Day of Prayer service

Prayer is the key to happiness and success, Dr. Michael Guido said Thursday during a luncheon in celebration of the National Day of Prayer.

May 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


State hiring curbs may chill hot market for government staff

As U.S. states struggle with about $39 billion in total budget shortfalls, at least 10 have announced hiring curbs and others may follow - chilling one of the few parts of the economy that had been adding jobs.

May 16, 2008 | By ELLEN SIMON and DONNA BORAK AP Business Writer | National


Pittsburgh surpasses Los Angeles as nation’s sootiest city

LOS ANGELES - A city outside California has for the first time been named the sootiest in the nation, one of the categories the American Lung Association uses to determine the most polluted cities in the country.

May 16, 2008 | By NOAKI SCHWARTZ Associated Press Writer | National


Police: Woman believed to be ’D.C. madam’ kills herself

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - A woman police believe to be convicted Washington escort service operator Deborah Jeane Palfrey committed suicide, officials said Thursday.

May 16, 2008 | By MITCH STACY Associated Press Writer | National


Review: Google Earth powerful, though tricky to use, share

USHUAIA, Argentina - Online photo albums I had prepared for family and friends weren't capturing the essence of my travels to the southern reaches of the world. Then a light bulb clicked as I was exploring Google Earth: Why not use that?

May 16, 2008 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer | National


Anguished Austrians question how incest case went undetected

AMSTETTEN, Austria - Carefree children in alpine costumes danced around a maypole, and parents crowded a churchyard to snap photos of sons and daughters making their first communion.

May 16, 2008 | By WILLIAM J. KOLE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Tigers trample Tech

ATLANTA - Deshaun Watson and No. 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the ...

September 22, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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


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