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Dear Abby 6/12

DEAR ABBY: Our kids have decided not to have kids. Although we have no choice but to accept it, and would never express our disappointment or lay a guilt trip on them, we still have feelings about it. It's our biggest sadness.

June 26, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Johnson resigns from team vetting Obama veep

WASHINGTON - A manager of Democrat Barack Obama's vice presidential search team resigned Wednesday amid criticism over his personal loan deals.

June 26, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Obama starts general campaign as favorite in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa - A political infrastructure that pushed Barack Obama to victory in the Iowa caucuses and an increase in Democratic voter registration make him the favorite in the state in November, but an intense catch-up effort could put Republican John McCain back in the game, veteran political strategists in both parties say.

June 26, 2008 | By MIKE GLOVER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Investigators: 2 guns used in Okla. girls’ killings

WELEETKA, Okla. - Two guns and likely two people were involved in the shooting deaths of two young girls found on a dirt road near a tiny eastern Oklahoma community, investigators said Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | National


2 lawmakers say computers hacked by Chinese

WASHINGTON - Two House members said Wednesday their Capitol Hill computers, containing information about political dissidents from around the world, have been hacked by sources apparently working out of China.

June 26, 2008 | By PETE YOST and LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


UN: 10,000 pregnant women need care in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar - Ten thousand pregnant cyclone survivors are in urgent need of proper care in Myanmar, a U.N. expert said Wednesday, as relief agencies again raised concerns about the junta's willingness to accept foreign aid.

June 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


New look for the U.S. Open

SAN DIEGO - The ''June Gloom'' so typical of summer in San Diego gave way to sunshine on the eve of the U.S. Open, filling the blue sky with fighter jets from Miramar that until Wednesday could only be heard in the fog.

June 26, 2008 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Odds & Ends in the news

Mom in NY finds snake in crib, coiled around baby's leg

June 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Pluto’s namesakes: Similar bodies are ’plutoids’

WASHINGTON - Pluto is finally getting its day in the sun, after being stripped of planetary status by astronomers two years ago.

June 26, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


New Southern Baptist president pledges to unite

INDIANAPOLIS - Within an hour of being elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Rev. Johnny Hunt was talking about ''turning the tide,'' acknowledging the reality that a denomination that cares so much about winning souls is losing too many.

June 26, 2008 | By ERIC GORSKI AP Religion Writer | National


Bill Clinton cancels commencement speech at UCLA

LOS ANGELES - Bill Clinton on Tuesday canceled a commencement speech at the University of California, Los Angeles, because of a lingering labor dispute.

June 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Organic alcohol sparks new cocktail trend

RIGBY, Idaho - Call it hedonistic environmentalism. Or maybe just eco-conscious imbibing.

June 26, 2008 | By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press Writer | National


Security hole exposes utilities to Internet attack

SAN FRANCISCO - Attackers could gain control of water treatment plants, natural gas pipelines and other critical utilities because of a vulnerability in the software that runs some of those facilities, security researchers reported Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By JORDAN ROBERTSON Associated Press Writer | National


1 hiker dies on Mount Rainier, 2 wait for rescue

LONGMIRE, Wash. - A man on a Mount Rainier day hike died Tuesday and his wife and another hiker were awaiting rescue after the group got caught in a blizzard, officials at the national park said.

June 26, 2008 | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP Associated Press Writer | National


British PM wins vote for tougher terrorism laws

LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Wednesday narrowly won a vote for tougher terrorism laws, emerging with his grip on power shaky but intact after a tough political battle over balancing national security and civil liberties.

June 26, 2008 | By DAVID STRINGER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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GSU's Joseph Telfair to lead American Public Health Association

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH, professor of public health practice and research and chair of the Department of Community Health at Georgia Southern University was ...

December 04, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Sweetheart' of a tradition at GSU campus

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert flipped the switch and lit up Sweetheart Circle Thursday, kicking off the holiday season not just on campus but ...

December 03, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Cancellation is sad but a bit expected

An interesting, and telling, tale: As part of a recent speaking engagement sponsored by a regional medical center in the west, I was scheduled to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: The official holiday countdown has begun

Christmas décor dazzled the horizon of most commercial entities months ago, but hopefully your family ignored the embellishments long enough to count your blessings ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Donegal, Dover and Emit spring up in Bulloch Co.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus is supreme over all

In Paul's letter to the church at Colossae, a town in ancient "Asia Minor" (today's nation of Turkey), we learn that he didn ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Long-term care, mounting dilemmas

It cannot be said that issues and problems faced by senior citizens are ignored. The November 27 issue of Time Magazine devotes 12 pages to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: The morning meal: A weekend luxury

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, yet one I rarely get to enjoy. It's one of the reasons I love Saturdays so ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Bretti — Allen

Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Thomas Bretti Jr. of Johns Island, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Bretti of Gainesville, Georgia, to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Weddings


Harper — Collins

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Harper of Metter announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary-Anne Wilder Harper, to William Patrick Collins II, son of Pat and ...

December 03, 2017 | | Weddings




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


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