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Traveling exhibit at the University of Rhode Island explores Nazi persecution of gays

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. - In Nazi Germany, some gay men were castrated and prosecuted under draconian laws prohibiting homosexuality. Others were subjected to crude medical experiments designed to "correct" their sexual orientation. Gay men in concentration camps were singled out with distinctive pink triangle badges and assigned backbreaking labor that often killed them.

April 14, 2008 | By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press Writer | National

GSU's Peace honored as 'Shining Star'

The Georgia House of Representatives has recognized Dr. Karl E. Peace, founding director of the Center for Biostatistics, and professor of Biostatistics in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, as a "Shining Star" in the University System of Georgia.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

'But then I read his plays'; kids say the Bard still speaks to them

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - It might have been a nightclub with patrons enjoying drinks at their tables, applauding a soulful delivery of a torch song, but the performer was a 13-year-old. And in the audience were fifth-graders through seniors in high school - cheering wildly about William Shakespeare.

April 14, 2008 | By TOM PARSONS Associated Press Writer | National

Dallas Brass to perform Saturday

One of America's most versatile musical ensembles is coming to the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Georgia Southern University.

The Dallas Brass will perform in concert at the PAC on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. A highlight of the performance will be a joint performance with the Dallas Brass and bands from Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local

Federal agencies saying their rules pre-empt injury suits

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ If you think the prescription drug you took for headaches caused your heart attack, the Food and Drug Administration says you can't sue the maker for injury if it met agency standards.

April 14, 2008 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Writer | National

Buchannon, Bennett to play in GACA All-Star game

Bulloch County sure is going to miss them, but there's one last chance to see them play.

April 13, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS AND CHAD BISHOP Herald Sports | Sports

Eagles rally, come up just short

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Georgia Southern scored two runs in the top of the ninth, but the rally fell short as the Eagles dropped a 5-4 decision to the College of Charleston Saturday afternoon (March 29) at Patriots Point. The loss ended a six-game winning streak for Georgia Southern (15-9 overall, 4-1 Southern Conference).

April 13, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern

Statesboro's Reese honored by Auburn

Auburn University's Football Lettermen Club recently named Statesboro's Waymon Reese as the first recipient of its "Letterman of the Year" award. The award was presented to his wife, Genelda, at the club's annual appreciation night earlier this month.

April 13, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Sports

SEB announces 2008 Hall of Fame inductees

Southeast Bulloch High School has announced its Hall of Fame inductees for 2008. They are as follows:

April 13, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Sports

SHS takes second at Jon Young Invitational

SAVANNAH - Both Statesboro track and field teams finished second at Saturday's Jon Young Invitational against 15 other schools.

April 13, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports

Brothers attacked by tiger at SF Zoo allege negligence, defamation

SAN FRANCISCO - Two brothers who were attacked by an escaped tiger at the San Francisco Zoo have filed claims against the city alleging negligence and defamation.

April 12, 2008 | By LISA LEFF Associated Press Writer | National

Cops bust high school party where kids were drinking from keg of root beer

WAUSAU, Wis. - Cars lining the street. A house full of young people. A keg and drinking games inside. Police thought they had an underage boozing party on their hands.

April 12, 2008 | By ROBERT IMRIE Associated Press Writer | National

2 teens arrested in Va. interstate shootings that injured 2 drivers; man shot during farm raid

CROZET, Va. - A manhunt for shooters whose potshots at passing cars shut down a mountain highway ended Friday when authorities stormed a central Virginia farm, arresting a teenager and firing at a man carrying a gun.

April 12, 2008 | By LARRY O'DELL and DENA POTTER Associated Press Writers | National

D-Rich hits for cycle as Eagles pound CofC

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - David Richardson (Dahlonega/Lumpkin County) hit for the cycle leading Georgia Southern to a 15-9 win at the College of Charleston Friday night (March 28) in the series opener. The Eagles (15-8 overall, 4-0 Southern Conference) won their sixth straight overall.

April 12, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern

Marines drop case against corporal charged in civilian killings in Haditha, Iraq

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - The military's case against Marines accused of killing 24 Iraqis in Haditha was whittled down Friday to one man accused of giving the orders.

April 12, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National

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