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Sailor called ’hero’ for helping save 5 others

GALVESTON, Texas - Four students and a safety officer had less than a minute to escape their sinking boat once it began taking water during a regatta on the Gulf of Mexico, two survivors said Monday.

June 24, 2008 | By MONICA RHOR Associated Press Writer | National


Violent and property crime declined in 2007

WASHINGTON - Both violent and property crimes declined in 2007 from the previous year, the FBI reported Monday. But one expert warned the figures could mask a growing murder problem among young black men.

June 24, 2008 | By MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Amputees fight caps in coverage for prosthetics

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - After bone cancer forced the amputation of her right leg below the knee, Eileen Casey got even more bad news: Her insurer told her that she had spent her $10,000 lifetime coverage limit on her temporary limb and that the company wouldn't pay for a permanent one.

June 24, 2008 | By DAVE GRAM Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 09, 2008

June 24, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Major airlines roll back weekend fare increase

NEW YORK - A number of major airlines rolled back a weekend fare increase Monday, the first time in more than half a dozen attempts that a widespread price hike failed to take hold across the struggling industry.

June 24, 2008 | By ADAM SCHRECK AP Business Writer | National


Attacker in Tokyo foretold mayhem in messages

TOKYO - As mourners, some weeping, piled Japanese comics, flowers and other mementoes at the scene of a deadly stabbing rampage, the government Monday sought to impose tighter controls over large knives and provide better security in public places.

June 24, 2008 | By JAY ALABASTER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Can exercise help prevent addiction to drugs or alcohol?

WASHINGTON - Sure, exercise is good for your waistline, your heart, your bones - but might it also help prevent addiction to drugs or alcohol?

June 24, 2008 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Washington


Kennedy returns to Cape Cod after brain surgery

BOSTON (AP) - Sen. Edward M. Kennedy said it was ''good to be home'' after flying back to Massachusetts on Monday, one week after undergoing an aggressive and delicate surgery to treat a cancerous brain tumor.

June 24, 2008 | By GLEN JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


Police seek suspect in Speedy cash robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking a man they said robbed Speedy Cash on Northside Drive West Wednesday.

June 24, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Police Report - June 10

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

June 24, 2008 | | Crime Report


AP-AOL poll: Debt hurts your body, too

WASHINGTON - The stress from deepening debt is becoming a major pain in the neck - and the back and the head and the stomach - for millions of Americans.

June 24, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


Rights group calls for intervention in Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- With just three weeks until a presidential runoff, a leading human rights organization said Monday that the African Union must push longtime Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe to end political violence.

June 24, 2008 | By DONNA BRYSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Saudi to tackle high oil prices

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia- Saudi Arabia will call for a summit between oil producing countries and consumer states to discuss soaring energy prices, Information and Culture Minister Iyad Madani said Monday.

June 24, 2008 | By DONNA ABU-NASR Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Former Eagle Curry becomes Pistons nead coach

DETROIT - Michael Curry will be the Detroit Pistons head coach next season after only one year as an assistant.

June 24, 2008 | By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer | Georgia Southern


Stocks mixed after last week’s sell-off

NEW YORK - Wall Street traded mixed Monday as an oil price pullback encouraged investors to search for bargain stocks, particularly among blue-chip companies, after last week's hefty losses.

June 24, 2008 | By MADLEN READ | Associated Press


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SEB splits meet, falls to Islands in three sets

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Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

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August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brazilian police: Lochte, US swimmers were not robbed

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian police said Thursday that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and ...

August 18, 2016 | By MAURICIO SAVARESE, PETER PRENGAMAN and LUIS ANDRES HENAO Associated Press | Associated Press


Volunteers sought in Zika battle

WASHINGTON - Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science.

August 18, 2016 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Mascolo leads Portal Elementary for 2016-17

Dr. Laurie B. Mascolo is set to lead Portal Elementary School through the 2016-17 school year as interim principal, after an Aug. 11 vote by ...

August 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Twins pour it on late to rout Braves

ATLANTA - Kyle Gibson pitched his first nine-inning complete game and the Minnesota Twins overcame two hits from hyped prospect Dansby Swanson in his big league ...

August 17, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Swanson makes big league debut for hometown Braves

ATLANTA - Shortstop Dansby Swanson, born and raised in the north Atlanta suburbs, is making no promises to help turn around his hometown Braves.

August 17, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Lady Jackets look for big things in new season

August 17, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO - The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 17, 2016 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Housing crisis looms in flood-stricken Louisiana

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. - With an estimated 40,000 homes damaged by deadly flooding, Louisiana could be looking at its biggest housing crunch since the miserable ...

August 17, 2016 | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, MELINDA DESLATTE and KEVIN McGILL Associated Press | Associated Press


Prayers on Greek Row

Hundreds of sorority and fraternity members gathered on Greek Row at Georgia Southern University's campus Tuesday night to join in "The Prayer Walk: Thriving ...

August 17, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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