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West Virginia protesters demand hate crimes charges for those accused in black woman’s assault

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Hundreds of people gathered at West Virginia's Capitol on Saturday to urge prosecutors to add hate crime charges against six white people charged in the beating, torture and sexual assault of a 20-year-old black woman.

November 18, 2007 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Swainsboro runs over Screven

Screven County's Gamecocks scored first, but Swainsboro scored the last 31 to take a 31-7 victory in a crucial 3AA game in Sylvania Friday night.

November 18, 2007 | By BURTON KEMP Special to the Herald | Sports


BA playoff dreams end with Windsor loss

Three interceptions, two fumbles and one large Windsor Academy fullback named Dillion Mitchell stopped Bulloch Academy's quest for a Class AA playoff berth.

November 18, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON | Sports


Company recalls more than 1 million pounds of beef possibly tainted by e-coli

WASHINGTON - The giant agribusiness company Cargill Inc. said Saturday it is recalling more than 1 million pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


No Child education law not coming up for consideration in Senate this year

WASHINGTON - The top two lawmakers on the Senate Education Committee said Friday they are putting off consideration of a new No Child Left Behind law until next year.

November 18, 2007 | By NANCY ZUCKERBROD AP Education Writer | Nation


Major changes in store for some Medicare drug benefit participants in 2008

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 2 million low-income Medicare participants could be switched to different insurance plans for their prescription drug coverage next year.

November 18, 2007 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Nation


United Nations envoy meets with top UN official in Myanmar, whom regime has said it wants out

YANGON, Myanmar - The United Nations envoy to Myanmar opened his second visit in recent weeks by meeting Saturday with the top U.N. diplomat in the country, whom the regime just said it wanted to expel.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Thousands of Baghdad residents returning to neighborhoods as violence drops

BAGHDAD - In a dramatic turnaround, more than 3,000 Iraqi families driven out of their Baghdad neighborhoods have returned to their homes in the past three months as sectarian violence has dropped, the government said Saturday.

November 18, 2007 | By STEVEN R. HURST Associated Press Writer | Nation


Massive pileup along foggy highway near Fresno, Calif., kills 2, injures dozens

FRESNO, Calif. - Dense fog along a busy highway was blamed for a massive pileup of as many as 100 cars, killing two people and injuring dozens, the California Highway Patrol said.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Alaskan village on alert for more wolves after rabid attack leaves 6 sled dogs dead

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Children in the village of Marshall do not go out alone without an adult. They have been told to stay inside after dark. When night falls, three sentries are posted along the village periphery to keep the wolves out.

November 18, 2007 | By MARY PEMBERTON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 11/03

DEAR ABBY: I have a co-worker I'll call "Gloria" who invades a very personal place in my life. I don't know what to say to her without offending her, so I'm seeking your help.

November 18, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 11/03

You're the type of person who can operate totally independent of others without so much as a thought. But in the year ahead, your biggest successes are likely to come as a result of a joint effort. Join up.

November 18, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 11/03

DEAR DR. GOTT: This letter is not a hoax! After three visits to my doctor's office, his nurse told me it would be fraud if I cut a 100 milligram Zoloft in half. I cannot believe this is law.

November 18, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 11/03

Humorist Robert Benchley said, "If you think that you have caught a cold, call in a good doctor. Call in three good doctors and play bridge."

November 18, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Maxin Anvik celebrates 90th birthday

November 17, 2007 | | Birthdays


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Just win, baby

Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.

November 22, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Time to rethink division alignment

The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.

November 22, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulldogs fatten up on cupcake, cruise past CSU

ATHENS, Ga. - Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech.

November 22, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA


No. 9 Georgia rolls past Charleston Southern 55-9

ATHENS - Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech.

November 22, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM Associated Press | Sports


Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

WARSAW, Poland - Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing.

November 22, 2014 | Associated Press | World


Dogfighting thrives in years since Vick case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.

November 22, 2014 | By JASON DEAREN Associated Press | World


Where do you fit in the scheme?

It's last Monday morning and according to the weather report - and somebody got it right this time - it's raining very hard with thunder and lightning, and it's nice to be inside looking out. This afternoon, we have a 100 percent chance of very heavy rain, high winds and a get-ready-to-hunker-down warning, which I will do my best to follow the directions. One of my colleagues has just told me we're not supposed to have this kind of stuff this late in the year. Since he teaches Algebra, what does he know? He knows this: it is ...

November 22, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Give the gift of life

Editor:

November 22, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self

MELBOURNE, Fla. - The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed.

November 22, 2014 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press | World


Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

WASHINGTON - The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.

November 22, 2014 | By ROBERT BURNS Associated Press | World


Claxton Tigers eliminated at home by No. 10 Bobcats

CLAXTON - A raucous crowd turned up at the Pecan Grove to cheer on the Claxton Tigers as they hosted their first playoff game in over a decade.

November 22, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




Georgia again turns to Chubb against Buccaneers

ATHENS - Jamey Chadwell has confidence his Charleston Southern players won't be awed by their first visit to No. 9 Georgia.

November 21, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA


Local Roundup: Screven falls after tough 2nd half

SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks led at the half, but couldn't survive a second-half onslaught by Heard County and lost 28-6 on Friday in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.

November 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


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