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Africans rev up to celebrate an Obama victory

KISUMU, Kenya - Africans flocked to all-night parties, set off fireworks and hoisted cans of ''Senator'' beer Tuesday, determined to celebrate a moment in history as Barack Obama tried to become the first black American president.

November 20, 2008 | By TOM MALITI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Petraeus, now Centcom chief, assesses Afghan war

KABUL, Afghanistan - Gen. David Petraeus, the new chief of the U.S. Central Command who is credited with turning the tide in Iraq, took a firsthand look at the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

November 20, 2008 | By FISNIK ABRASHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


GSU GOP chief praises Obama

While counting votes was somewhat anticlimactic for the presidential election of 2008, the results were pretty astounding - the United States is about to inaugurate its first black president. The Republican Party even boasted a woman vice-presidential candidate. Republican, Democrat, or otherwise, no one can ignore that this election will go down in textbooks as one of country's most significant.

November 20, 2008 | By EMILY HAYMANS | Local


ECI: The Season - Episode 13

ECI: The Season - Episode 13

November 19, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | ECI: The Season


Astrograph 11/05

There is nothing wrong with pursuing larger goals in the year ahead, but make sure that they are based on realistic premises. Once that primary requirement is met, go all out for what you hope to accomplish.

November 19, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Construction industry: NYC regulations overzealous

NEW YORK - It takes a lot of paper to raise a crane in New York City these days.

November 19, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


3 young upstate NY boys killed in house fire

HARTLAND, N.Y. - A house fire killed three young brothers during the night and critically injured their grandmother, who was overcome with smoke when she apparently tried to rescue them, authorities said Tuesday.

November 19, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Report: Drilling on federal lands could be faster

WASHINGTON - The government isn't doing enough to expedite drilling in federal waters and on public lands, according to a report issued Tuesday by congressional investigators.

November 19, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Afghan leaders supported enemy in July attack

WASHINGTON - A deadly attack on a U.S. outpost in eastern Afghanistan in July was executed with the support of some local police and government leaders as well as villagers there, according to an internal military report.

November 19, 2008 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Report: Drilling on federal lands could be faster

WASHINGTON - The government isn't doing enough to expedite drilling in federal waters and on public lands, according to a report issued Tuesday by congressional investigators.

November 19, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Court wrestles with TV profanity case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court spent an hour on Tuesday talking about dirty words on television without once using any or making plain how it would decide whether the government could ban them.

November 19, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bridge 11/5

Bridge deals range from near-impossible to simple, but we make some easy deals harder by not thinking straight.

November 19, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Police Report - November 5

(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.)

November 19, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Oil prices surges above $70 in volatile week

HOUSTON - Oil prices surged above $70 a barrel Tuesday in the final hours of a two-year U.S. presidential campaign, mirroring global stock markets that strengthened from Asia to Europe. A weaker dollar helped too.

November 19, 2008 | By JOHN PORRETTO Associated Press Writer | National


Year after SF Bay spill, ship crew still detained

SAN FRANCISCO - For nearly a year, six Chinese crew members on a ship that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - creating the bay's worst oil spill in nearly 20 years - have been detained by federal authorities.

November 19, 2008 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer | National


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BA's Osborne one of America's best shooters

Football, basketball, baseball and trap shooting?

August 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Premier league spend heavily to dethrone champs Chelsea

LONDON - The way Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have been spending, the Premier League trophy should be returning to Manchester in May.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Oklahoma would have to face Big 12 rematch for another title

Either Oklahoma or Texas won the last seven Big 12 championship games.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse

AUGUSTA - Morris Communications will sell its 11 daily newspapers and other publications in those markets to New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse ...

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

WASHINGTON - It may be time to stock up on Forever stamps.

August 09, 2017 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


American flight underscores hazards posed by turbulence

DALLAS - At some point during many flights, the captain will calmly announce that there could be some bumps ahead and so passengers must be seated ...

August 09, 2017 | By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer | Associated Press


Study boosts hope of 'liquid biopsies' for cancer screening

Scientists have the first major evidence that blood tests called liquid biopsies hold promise for screening people for cancer. Hong Kong doctors tried it for ...

August 09, 2017 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | Associated Press




Trump warns N. Korea of 'fire and fury'

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump threatened North Korea "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" on Tuesday after suggestions the communist ...

August 08, 2017 | By MATTHEW PENNINGTON and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press | Associated Press


ERA Hirsch Real Estate team leads local MDA efforts

For more than 40 years, one focus of ERA Real Estate nationally has been a commitment to enriching the lives of children and adults living ...

August 08, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Ongoing health crisis in Appalachia

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Placing much of the blame on smoking, a study chronicling the ongoing health crisis in Appalachia has concluded that the 13-state region suffers ...

August 08, 2017 | By ADAM BEAM Associated Press | Associated Press


Report reveals underground haven for heroin, drug users in US

NEW YORK - A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the ...

August 08, 2017 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Trump: My base is stronger than ever

WASHINGTON - After six months of infighting, investigations and legislative failures, President Donald Trump is trying to combat new signs of weakness in his Republican base ...

August 08, 2017 | By JULIE PACE and LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press | Associated Press




Steve Pennington gets one more shot to go out on top

Behind Fred Shaver Field in Brooklet sit the open practice fields of Southeast Bulloch High School, no longer vacant now that the Yellow Jackets are ...

August 07, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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