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Help-wanted ad for nanny: ‘My kids are a pain’

NEW YORK - It was an unusually honest ad for a live-in nanny, a 1,000-word tome beginning, ''My kids are a pain.'' But it worked, attracting a brave soul who's never been a nanny before.

September 17, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Nancy Pelosi visits Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial

HIROSHIMA, Japan - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday became the highest-ranking sitting American official to visit ground zero of the world's first atomic bombing.

September 17, 2008 | By TOMOKO A. HOSAKA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Thai prime minister declares emergency in capital

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's prime minister declared a state of emergency in the capital Bangkok on Tuesday after a week of political tension exploded into violent street clashes between supporters and opponents of the government that left one person dead.

September 17, 2008 | By JOCELYN GECKER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Muslim pilot from Pa. allowed to resume flying

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A commercial airline pilot who alleges his job was threatened because his name was on a secret terrorist watch list is being allowed to resume flying, according to a letter his lawyers released Tuesday. The pilot claims he was put on the list because he is Muslim.

September 17, 2008 | By PETER JACKSON Associated Press Writer | National


New Orleans mayor: Please don’t come home yet

NEW ORLEANS - Anxious evacuees across the country clamored to come home Tuesday after Hurricane Gustav largely spared New Orleans and southern Louisiana, but were cautioned to wait for the restoration of power and other critical services knocked out by the storm.

September 17, 2008 | By ROBERT TANNER and VICKI SMITH Associated Press Writer | National


Smoking riskier to women’s hearts than men’s

MUNICH, Germany - Women typically get heart disease much later than men, but not if they smoke, researchers said Tuesday.

September 17, 2008 | By MARIA CHENG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Video highlights - GSU vs Georgia

Video highlights - GSU vs UGA on Saturday, August 30

September 17, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern Highlights


Judge won’t stop Detroit mayor’s removal hearing

DETROIT - A judge on Tuesday refused to block a hearing that could force Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from office, putting the governor in control of the mayor's political fate and adding pressure on him to settle two criminal cases.

September 17, 2008 | By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Last day at Splash; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 2, 2008

September 17, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Baghdad touched by war even as security takes hold

BAGHDAD - Salam Dawood sat in his car stuck in traffic. A mother and her two sons shuffled among the vehicles, begging for money when a roadside bomb exploded.

September 17, 2008 | By ANNA JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Gustav revives question: Is New Orleans worth it?

WASHINGTON - Those who love New Orleans say Hurricane Gustav is proof that the billions of dollars spent to protect the city and bring it back to life after the devastating 2005 storm season was worth it.

September 17, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Pakistan politics testy ahead of presidential vote

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan prosecutors confirmed Tuesday they were pressing ahead with corruption cases against opposition leader Nawaz Sharif, a move his supporters said was aimed at further sidelining Sharif's party ahead of presidential elections.

September 17, 2008 | By ASIF SHAHZAD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Indian military mounts mammoth flood rescue effort

SAHARSA DISTRICT, India - Hungry villagers rioted, desperate families swam for their lives and chaos spread across a wide swath of flooded plains in northern India Tuesday as authorities mounted one of the country's largest relief efforts.

September 17, 2008 | By GAVIN RABINOWITZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Oil prices plunge as Gustav dissipates

NEW YORK - Oil prices plunged to the lowest level in five months Tuesday, falling to within sight of $100 a barrel on signs that Hurricane Gustav only grazed U.S. energy infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico.

September 17, 2008 | By STEVENSON JACOBS Associated Press Writer | National


Putin vows ’an answer’ to NATO ships near Georgia

MOSCOW - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will respond calmly to an increase in NATO ships in the Black Sea in the aftermath of the short war with Georgia, but promised that ''there will be an answer.''

September 17, 2008 | By MIKE ECKEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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Tricked out

DETROIT - Heated and cooled seats. Backup cameras. Panoramic glass roofs.

October 12, 2017 | By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Auto Writer | Associated Press


GBI raids Bulloch convenience stores

On Thursday, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Team, and in cooperation with the Georgia ...

October 12, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


On to the next one

As Wednesday dawned and brought with it the first round of the Class AAAAA state tournament, the Statesboro softball team had never won a state ...

October 12, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY and JOSH AUBREY | Prep Sports 360


Jackets cruise to first round win

Wednesday began with the top 32 teams in Class AAA vying for the state championship. The postseason is supposed to bring about the stiffest competition ...

October 12, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


SEB looking for third straight win

Last season, a Southeast Bulloch loss to Savannah High dropped the Yellow Jackets from a region title contender to a team that was just looking ...

October 12, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Local gymnasts head to nationals

During a time of year where many of Statesboro's younger athletes are concerned about state tournaments, the town is also home to a pair ...

October 12, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports




In shift, Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation

NEW YORK - In its latest momentous policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish ...

October 11, 2017 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Associated Press




Suicide rates on the rise

While suicide rates have increased across the United States, the highest percentages are in rural counties, a new CDC report reveals.

October 10, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Tormenta meets with reps for new pro league

When South Georgia Tormenta FC was created over two years ago, the franchise stated from its first day of operations that it intended to grow ...

October 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Oct. 10 - Mrs. Dorothy Faye Chester Johnson, 73, of Guyton, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017,

Mrs. Dorothy Faye Chester Johnson

October 09, 2017 | | Obituaries


GATAcast: 10.10.17 Tyson Summers

Mike and Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers discuss the Eagles' rough start and what the team needs to do in order to get into ...

October 09, 2017 | | Sports


1 shot, 2 arrests in four weekend gunshot reports in Statesboro

One victim was shot and two suspects arrested in separate cases as Statesboro police investigated several reports of gunfire over the weekend.

October 09, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


GreenFest 2017 in Downtown Statesboro

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability hosted its 2017 GreenFest, a festival that celebrates ways people can be more environmentally responsible, in downtown Statesboro ...

October 09, 2017 | By JULIA FECHTER Statesboro Herald Intern | Local


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