EDITOR'S NOTE - Despite evidence that traces of pharmaceuticals can be found in much of America's drinking water supplies, government and suppliers are doing little, according to this final part of an Associated Press investigative series.
NEW YORK - The cost of filling up the family car climbed to a record high Tuesday, adding to the challenges consumers already face with falling home values and rising food prices.
Pinewood Christian Academy scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to nip Bulloch Academy 9-8 at a soggy Gator Alley Tuesday.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 70-year-old male who does not smoke or drink alcohol. I am about 65 pounds overweight but am otherwise in relatively good health. However, I have what I believe is a gastrointestinal problem and hope you can help me.
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, "Richie," and I have been together three years. Richie watches his pennies, so I was very surprised two days before Valentine's Day to return from a family trip and find a gorgeous vase of professionally arranged flowers and a small heart-shaped box of chocolates on my coffee table.
Where in the world is Portal? It's "on the map," citizens say.
ATLANTA – The ever-widening compensation gap between Georgia's judges and attorneys in private practice is threatening the tradition of the state's "best and brightest" lawyers serving as judges, State Bar of Georgia President Gerald M. Edenfield told a special State Senate Appropriations subcommittee Monday.
After a successful presentation Saturday, the cast of "Between Hopeulikit and Piddleville: Portal Celebrates 100" joined friends and state and local dignitaries for a reception in the Portal Elementary School cafeteria.
Bob Hope said, "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don't need it."
Greater responsibilities might be placed on your shoulders in the year ahead, but you'll be more than up to the task. The rewards and feelings of a job well done will provide you with a great deal of self-satisfaction and pride.
ATLANTA - It's ''crossover day'' in the Georgia Legislature, as bills face a critical deadline in the journey to become law.
GREENVILLE, Miss. - Barack Obama made a final appeal to Mississippi voters as Democrats Tuesday decide the last in a series of presidential contests between Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton before the two rivals settle in for a six-week battle to win Pennsylvania.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President Bush on Tuesday sought to firmly plant Iraq back in the American consciousness and reassert his role as the one who will shape the war ahead.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Pressure mounted Tuesday on Gov. Eliot Spitzer to resign because of a prostitution scandal, with a top state Republican threatening to push for impeachment proceedings if the governor doesn't step down in 48 hours.
LOS ANGELES - "American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again.
From inside the house I can hear both sets of wind chimes clanging, harmonizing from opposite eaves, dancing madly like Russian Cossacks. The sun is high and the light is white. There is no good reason, no reason to stay inside.
NEW YORK - Coach 1K. How grand.
NEW YORK - The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.
ATLANTA - The Hawks know it can be done.
CHICAGO - To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game.
ATLANTA - A black man shot while driving back to his Washington, D.C. home after attending an Army Reserve camp.
ATLANTA - A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses.
"It won't happen to my child."
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers have found themselves in some close games over the last couple of weeks, but they weren't playing around against Emanuel County Institute Friday night.
Three seniors scored in double figures to lift the Bulloch Academy boys to their eighth straight win Friday night, outlasting GISA Region 2-AAA foe Trinity Christian School of Dublin 56-42.
GUYTON - The Statesboro Blue Devils improved to 12-8, 6-3 in Region 3-AAAAA with a 77-72 win on Friday at South Effingham.
Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots.
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Ryan Palmer missed a chance to shoot 59 or lower Friday in the Humana Challenge, settling for an 11-under 61 after playing an eight-hole stretch in 10 under.