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History, humor in Alaska names from Eek to Sagavanirktok

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Who lost it on Lost Temper Creek? What horror befell the village of Eek? Does it have anything to do with another town being Chicken?

May 01, 2008 | By RACHEL D’ORO Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 4/17

You're likely to make several important changes in your basic lifestyle in the year ahead. One might produce some exciting and rewarding new relationships that will prove to be quite beneficial to you emotionally.

May 01, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Va. Tech begins day of mourning a year after mass shooting

BLACKSBURG, Va. - A sea of people wearing orange and maroon flowed onto the main lawn at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, some clutching single roses, to remember the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

May 01, 2008 | By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: GSU Cheerleading wins National Championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - This past weekend, Georgia Southern University cheerleaders were presented with the National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer Championship trophy.

May 01, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Former GSU coach with Atlanta... for now

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Brian VanGorder might spend several seasons as the Atlanta Falcons' defensive coordinator.

May 01, 2008 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Georgia Southern


Ask Dr. Gott 4/17

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently underwent a procedure for an enlarged prostate, called Prolieve. I was told by my urologist that a complete reversal of my problems would take up to four weeks. However, after three and a half weeks, my symptoms have returned (frequent urination, urgency and lower back pain).

May 01, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 4/17

DEAR ABBY: Please allow me to respond to "No Thanks! Sacramento, Calif." (Feb. 7). Having also grown up with a disabled sibling, I empathize with her distress and feeling "saddled" with an obligation of caring for her younger mentally retarded sister.

May 01, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


FMB AOTW: Claxton riding its Harley to first place

Before the 2008 baseball season started, Claxton coach Donny Sikes had his seniors make a list of goals

May 01, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Local Roundup: BA tennis ends season at state

TIFTON - Bulloch Academy singles and doubles players won their first-round matches in the GISA Class AA tennis tournament at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tuesday but fell in the second round to end the Gators' 2008 tennis season.

May 01, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Ag Secretary: ’We have never been less secure’ about wheat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The world has ''never been less secure'' about the near-term future of wheat as crop failures and disease combine to threaten food supplies, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Edward Schafer told food aid groups Wednesday.

May 01, 2008 | By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press Writer | National


White House vows to block add-ons to war funding bill

WASHINGTON - The White House promised again Wednesday it will block attempts by Democrats controlling Congress to add billions of dollars for domestic programs to a must-pass war funding bill.

May 01, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Supreme Court upholds use of lethal injections

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court upheld the most common method of lethal injections executions Wednesday, clearing the way for states to resume executions that have been on hold for nearly 7 months.

May 01, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


DOT doubles compensation available for bumped fliers

WASHINGTON - Passengers who get bumped off overbooked flights will soon be eligible to receive twice as much compensation from U.S. airlines.

May 01, 2008 | By DAN CATERINICCHIA AP Business Writer | National


Man at center of Las Vegas ricin case arrested, charged

LAS VEGAS - A man who authorities believe was sickened by the deadly toxin ricin was arrested Wednesday on federal charges after he was released from a hospital.

May 01, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


NYC’s calories-on-menus law upheld

NEW YORK - A federal judge on Wednesday upheld a city regulation requiring calories to be posted on the menu boards of some chain restaurants, calling the rule a reasonable approach to health officials' goal of reducing obesity.

May 01, 2008 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | National


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High school football is dumb, so make let's it smart

It's about time we got smarter about high school football.

August 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


GB Bank Group names 3 to advisory board

GB Bank Group Inc., parent company of Statesboro Bank on Savannah Avenue, recently named three members to the bank group's advisory board, including Becky ...

August 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Business


Playoff predictions: It's that time

Before we start this, you should know something - if you already do not. I suspect you might.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Study: Global warming means smoggier autumns for Southeast US

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The drier, warmer autumn weather that's becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in ...

August 22, 2016 | By JASON DEAREN | Associated Press


Accidents spark questions about thrill-ride safety

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In some parts of the U.S., the thrill rides that hurl kids upside down, whirl them around or send them shooting down ...

August 22, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY, ERIK SCHELZIG and CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press | Associated Press


Bulloch assists US Marshals in arrest

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies aided the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting who they said was an armed and dangerous man located in the ...

August 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Ball-Groover

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Ball of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Candler Ball, to Adam Wesley Groover, son of ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Restivo-Lamb

Larry and Lisa Saxon of Guyton, Ga., and Phil Restivo of Rincon, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Estelle Restivo ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Johnson-Holloway

Susan Lee Anthony of Metter, Ga., and John Paul and Monica Johnson of Portal, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Akins Anniversary

Cindy Bennett, Jim Akins and Jason Akins are honoring their parents, Jimmy and Nancy Akins, for their 50th wedding anniversary, with a reception to be ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: America's first exports go from Savannah to London

Note: The following is part of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 21, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Are you looking forward to 'the other side'?

Disaster and tragedy in our world are common. Sometimes it seems that, "like bananas, they come in bunches!" Floods, earthquakes and storms affect populations over ...

August 21, 2016 | | Life


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