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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

Police Report - July 15

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.)

July 29, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Republican Forum; Downtown Festival

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 14, 2008

July 29, 2008 | | Local

Lightning claims 5 young lives in a week

WASHINGTON - Five young lives have been ended by lightning in less than a week, a deadly reminder of one of summer's leading hazards.

July 29, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer | National

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US graduation rate hits record high

WASHINGTON - The nation's high school graduation rate has reached a record 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all racial ...

October 17, 2016 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press | Associated Press

Battle for Mosul tests Obama's strategy in fight against IS

WASHINGTON - More is riding on the battle for Mosul than the recapture of the Islamic State group's main stronghold in northern Iraq. Also on ...

October 17, 2016 | | Associated Press

Time to hang up the white coats?

Sylvia Wright hails from a family that has a long tradition of white coats.

October 17, 2016 | By KATJA RIDDERBUSCH Georgia Health News | Local

Statesboro seeks first win against Phoenix

Barely four days removed from being shutout by Ware County, Statesboro now faces their second region opponent in New Hampstead - who hasn't played a ...

October 17, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports

Statesboro to host state playoffs

For the second time in the young program's history, Statesboro High School volleyball will host a state playoff game.

October 17, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports

Georgia Southern: The good and the bad t

Georgia Southern hasn't yet hit the panic button on its 2016 season, but at this point, you have to figure that everyone at least ...

October 17, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Sherman gets away with one as flags mar Sunday's football

Unlike most of last season, officials hadn't been the focal point of NFL games until Sunday. Then, Jeff Triplette's crew got in the ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Big 12 presidents decide to pass on expansion this year

GRAPEVINE, Texas - The smallest Power Five conference is not getting any larger. The Big 12 is staying at 10 schools.

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Harvick advances in Chase as others struggle at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - After departing the celebration in victory lane at Kansas on Sunday, Kevin Harvick reflected on how his Stewart-Haas Racing team always seems ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Tyson Gay, thousands in vigil for sprinter's slain daughter

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Thousands of people joined Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay at a candlelight vigil Monday night on a Kentucky high school track honoring Gay's ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Penn State lawyer: Ex-coach 'walked away' from child abuse

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A Penn State lawyer on Monday turned claims in a civil lawsuit against a former coach who offered key testimony against Jerry Sandusky ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Vidalia plant part of growing Dot Foods brand

Vidalia is home to a company recognized among Forbes Magazine's "List of America's Largest Private Companies for 2016."

October 17, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro is 'America's Best Community'

This week we have shown why Statesboro is "America's Best Community."

October 17, 2016 | | Local

Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First 'Federal Road' goes from Washington to New Orleans

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 16, 2016 | | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parent-child co-dependency complicates issue of bullying

Noting that October is Bullying Prevention Month, several editors have asked if I am willing to write an apropos column. I am, and for two ...

October 16, 2016 | | Life

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