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Crisis brews as Turkey’s ruling party faces ban

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's Islamic-rooted government was elected last year with a huge majority, continues to bask in popular support - and will probably fall within a month.

July 30, 2008 | By SELCAN HACAOGLU Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kingdom Builders; Bulloch History Moment: Transporting Goods

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 15, 2008

July 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Elderly women get life in L.A. insurance killings

LOS ANGELES - Two elderly women were sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday for murdering two indigent men to collect insurance policies taken out on their lives.

July 30, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | National


When a child becomes a teen, sluggishness sets in

CHICAGO - One of the largest studies of its kind shows just how sluggish American children become once they hit the teen years: While 90 percent of 9-year-olds get a couple of hours of exercise most days, fewer than 3 percent of 15-year-olds do.

July 30, 2008 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | National


Bridge 7/16

Mickey Mouse said, "Arithmetic is being able to count up to 20 without taking off your shoes."

July 30, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/16

The lessons of the past will be taking root in the year ahead, governing your mental patterns, attitudes and habits and helping you prepare to conquer the world in new and better ways. When others see your offerings, nice things will happen.

July 30, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/16

DEAR DR. GOTT: My son was just recently diagnosed with sarcoidosis and is being treated with prednisone. I understand that this is becoming more common in recent years and wondered if you have any information about it.

July 30, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/16

DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old niece, "Nicki," was recently diagnosed with an STD. When her mother, my sister-in-law "Cynthia," found out she was horrified. She had ignored several family members - including me - who had tried to warn her that Nicki was sexually active and not taking proper precautions.

July 30, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Former fugitive asks Mich. court to toss sentence

LANSING, Mich. - A housewife caught at her upscale home near San Diego 32 years after escaping a Detroit-area prison asked a judge Tuesday to set aside her original sentence for selling heroin in hopes of winning back her freedom.

July 30, 2008 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press Writer | National


In bad economy, life is good for the repo man

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - In a bad economy, fun is often the first casualty.

July 30, 2008 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press Writer | National


Bulloch voter turnout 'steady but slow'

Bulloch County polls were unusually quiet Tuesday, as less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots in Georgia's General Primary Election.

July 30, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART | Local


Feeding Africa: Key is better farms, not food aid

AWASH MELKASA, Ethiopia - Hussein Ibrahim walked solemnly past tidy rows of bright green cabbages, vines bursting with tomatoes and trees weighed down with plump avocados.

July 30, 2008 | By ANITA POWELL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


New general takes command at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART - Though he spent the past two years at the Pentagon, the new commanding general at Fort Stewart sees his latest assignment as a homecoming of sorts.

July 30, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM AP Military Writer | National


Ga. Senate, Congressional races up for grabs

ATLANTA - U.S. Rep. John Lewis is facing his first primary fight in 16 years, drawing challenges from a pair of Atlanta Democrats who say the civil rights icon is out of touch with his constituents.

July 30, 2008 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | National


Fannie-Freddie lifeline puts taxpayers on the hook

WASHINGTON - Now that the federal government has thrown a lifeline to mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, taxpayers could be on the hook for billions more if the crisis of confidence spreads.

July 30, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and ALAN ZIBEL AP Business Writers | Washington


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After 50 years, Marie Waters retiring

When Marie Roberts Waters walks away from her desk at Dabbs, Hickman, Hill & Cannon, LLP on Dec. 31, she will have logged in 50 years ...

December 02, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Portal Christmas program Dec. 7

The Portal Heritage Society and Town of Portal will host its annual Christmas celebration Thursday, Dec. 7, starting with a parade.

December 02, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Executions up in 2017, but down by half from decade ago

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A court reprieve that halted the scheduled December lethal injection of a Texas prisoner means 2017 will end with 23 inmates executed ...

December 02, 2017 | By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press | Associated Press


Tax reform bill clears Senate

WASHINGTON - Republicans muscled the largest tax overhaul in 30 years through the Senate early Saturday, taking a big step toward giving President Donald Trump his ...

December 02, 2017 | By ALAN FRAM, MARCY GORDON and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | Associated Press


Tennessee names Fulmer AD, places Currie on paid leave

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has turned to its familiar past to comfort its uneasy fan base in an attempt to rescue what has been a ...

December 02, 2017 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports




Jimbo Fisher resigns at Florida State to take Texas A&M job

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title.

December 01, 2017 | By JOE REEDY Associated Press | Sports


Beleaguered World Cup gets weak opener: Russia-Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW - A World Cup shrouded in corruption controversies and struggling to attract sponsors could have the dreariest of starts.

December 01, 2017 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Tiger tops leaderboard (briefly) at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas - One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the ...

December 01, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles close out season on road against Coastal

Give Coastal Carolina interim coach Jamey Chadwell credit for one thing: he is a man of his word.

December 01, 2017 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Championship Saturday around 'P5'

ATLANTA - When Gus Malzahn guided Auburn to the national championship game in his first season as head coach, it was all such a whirlwind.

December 01, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Metter teen killed in crash

A Metter teenager was killed Thursday in a collision with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 16.

December 01, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Testimony: Suspects bragged of dragging black man to death

GRIFFIN, Ga. - The case of two Georgia men accused of dragging a black man to his death behind a pickup truck is going before a ...

December 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher

WASHINGTON - Seeking to bolster the ailing U.S. Postal Service, federal regulators moved on Friday to allow bigger jumps to stamp prices beyond the rate ...

December 01, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Associated Press


State considers voting machines replacements

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers are considering replacements for the state's touch-screen voting machines that were adopted statewide 15 years ago and that have been criticized ...

December 01, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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