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Canada’s prime minister calls early election

TORONTO - Canada's prime minister on Sunday triggered an early election, dissolving Parliament in a bid to bolster his party's grip on power in a vote next month that will be the country's third national ballot in four years.

September 22, 2008 | By ROB GILLIES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Sarkozy: unlikely diplomat in Russia-Georgia fight

PARIS - He's not known for his diplomatic graces, but blunt-talking French President Nicolas Sarkozy looks like Europe's best bet for making peace between Russia and Georgia.

September 22, 2008 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ike’s floods add insult to Haiti’s misery, kill 10

GONAIVES, Haiti - Haitians took to their roofs to escape rising floodwaters Sunday for the second time in a week as squalls from Hurricane Ike added insult to their misery, inundating homes and collapsing a bridge on the last open land route for aid to the desperate city.

September 22, 2008 | By JONATHAN KATZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Hong Kong votes in legislative elections

HONG KONG - Hong Kong voters turned out in thinner numbers Sunday for legislative elections that threatened to set back the pro-democracy opposition and its push for greater political freedoms in the Chinese-ruled territory.

September 22, 2008 | By DIKKY SINN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ailing Kennedy aims to return to Senate in January

WASHINGTON - Sen. Edward Kennedy, who has brain cancer, will not be on Capitol Hill this week when Congress returns from its summer break. He intends to work from his Massachusetts home this fall and return to the Senate in January.

September 22, 2008 | By ANDREW MIGA Associated Press Writer | Washington


Health chiefs battle to bring back Iraqi doctors

BAGHDAD - A kidney specialist who fled Iraq's bombings, kidnappings and sectarian killings 20 months ago has reported back to work at his Baghdad hospital - one of some 800 doctors who have returned over the summer.

September 22, 2008 | By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


China’s new prosperity fuels fitness craze

BEIJING - Several days a week, Wu Ruiyao hits the gym, where she sweats on a treadmill, tones her abs in a group exercise or stretches under the guidance of a personal trainer.

September 22, 2008 | By DIDI TANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


AP IMPACT: Liver disease plagues obese adolescents

TRENTON, N.J. - In a new and disturbing twist on the obesity epidemic, some overweight teenagers have severe liver damage caused by too much body fat, and a handful have needed liver transplants.

September 22, 2008 | By LINDA A. JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


Eagles rally to beat Austin Peay

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September 22, 2008 | | Georgia Southern


Farm Bureau funds OTC scholarship

OTC story

The Bulloch County Farm Bureau recently presented a check for $500 to Ogeechee Technical College and the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. for use in funding an Agribusiness scholarship.

September 22, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Auto industry to press Congress for $50B in loans

WASHINGTON - Auto industry allies hope to secure up to $50 billion in government loans this month that would pay to modernize plants and help struggling car makers build more fuel-efficient vehicles.

September 22, 2008 | By KEN THOMAS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Egypt rock slide toll rises to 32

CAIRO, Egypt - Hopes diminished Sunday for finding survivors among hundreds of people believed trapped beneath massive boulders that destroyed an impoverished neighborhood on Cairo's outskirts, killing at least 32 people, including whole extended families.

September 22, 2008 | By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Police Report - September 8

(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.)

September 22, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Hughes' celebrate 50 years

September 21, 2008 | | Anniversaries


Cone-Smith

Pamela Yvette Cone and William Stanley Smith were married on June 28, 2008, at the Peek's Chapel Baptist Church in Conyers.

September 21, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


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Braves avoid sweep

WASHINGTON - Peter Bourjos began the game on the bench for the Atlanta Braves. Didn't get in until the seventh inning. He made quite a ...

April 11, 2018 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hoops with Heroes set for Thursday

Today after school, William James Middle School students will have the chance to play basketball with local law enforcement as the second annual "Hoops with ...

April 11, 2018 | | Local


Statesboro sweeps South Effingham

The Statesboro girls soccer team got off to a quick start, but were in a nail biter with South Effingham, before finally scoring a couple ...

April 11, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Strasburg's eight strong innings shut down Braves

WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg didn't duplicate fellow Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer's stolen base from Monday night. He did nearly match Scherzer zero for ...

April 10, 2018 | By PATRICK STEVENS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Study: Schools hampering South's talent

DURHAM, N.C. - The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending ...

April 10, 2018 | By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Local


Free-range parenting laws could catch on

SALT LAKE CITY - After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing ...

April 10, 2018 | By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press | Associated Press


Teachers acquire new skill: How to stop the bleeding

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa - As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social ...

April 10, 2018 | By SCOTT McFETRIDGE Associated Press | Associated Press


Annual ArtsFest set for Saturday

The 2018 ArtsFest returns for its 36th year on Saturday and once again will be held on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University from 10 ...

April 10, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Huge win for SEB soccer

The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets boys soccer team needed a win Monday night against Groves to secure a spot in the state playoffs. It looked ...

April 09, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Scherzer, Nats shut down Braves

WASHINGTON - Max Scherzer stole the first base of his professional career and allowed only two singles in his fifth big league shutout, and the Nationals ...

April 09, 2018 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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