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Tomato scare ending; fears linger for many people

WASHINGTON - The tomato scare may be over, but it has taken a toll - it's cost the industry an estimated $100 million and left millions of people with a new wariness about the safety of everyday foods.

August 02, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


China to stop flights during Olympics opening

BEIJING - Airlines are being told to stay away from Beijing's airport during the opening ceremony of the Olympics and further scrutiny is being applied to foreign entertainers in the latest security moves ahead of next month's games.

August 02, 2008 | By HENRY SANDERSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ask Dr. Gott 7/18

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have about 15 moles all over my body. They feel like sandpaper, itch and are different sizes. Two on my back were a deep black. They fell off, and the spots are flat and itch. The last time I went to a doctor was about four years ago. I told her I was tired all the time and that my ears turn beet red. Her answer was, "That's the price you pay for being a woman." Do you think I might have skin cancer?

August 01, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/18

DEAR ABBY: I am the father of a middle-aged, unmarried, well-educated daughter I'll call "Yvette." My problem is, whether we're together or talking on the phone, Yvette seems to find it difficult to converse with me.

August 01, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Oil tumbles for 3rd day following natural gas

NEW YORK - Oil prices fell sharply Thursday following two days of declines, dragged down further by a massive sell-off of natural gas.

August 01, 2008 | By ADAM SCHRECK AP Business Writer | National


Ashcroft: ’Not hard’ to reject interrogation memos

WASHINGTON - Former Attorney General John Ashcroft said Thursday ''it was not a hard decision'' to withdraw Justice Department legal opinions that approved the use of harsh interrogation methods which critics say amount to torture.

August 01, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Automakers offer hybrids for NYC taxi fleet

NEW YORK - Three major auto manufacturers are promising to reserve 300 new hybrid vehicles each month exclusively for the city as it replaces its entire fleet of yellow cabs.

August 01, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | National


US judge OKs first Guantanamo Bay detainee trial

WASHINGTON - The first war crimes trial at Guantanamo Bay can begin Monday, a federal judge ruled, saying civilian courts should let the military process play out as Congress intended.

August 01, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Cleveland Clinic taking kidneys through navel

CLEVELAND - Brad Kaster donated a kidney to his father this week, and he barely has a scar to show for it.

August 01, 2008 | By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press Writer | National


Wal-Mart highlights locally grown program in Okla.

TULSA, Okla. - Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, has pledged to buy more produce from local farmers as it kicked off a campaign to highlight the fruits and vegetables grown in Oklahoma and sold in its stores.

August 01, 2008 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | National


Brother of man suspected in 8 slayings is charged

CHICAGO - The brother of a man suspected of killing eight people in Illinois and Missouri was charged Wednesday with concealing a homicidal death and obstructing justice.

August 01, 2008 | By MEGAN REICHGOTT Associated Press Writer | National


Iraq’s al-Qaida fighters now ‘furtive terrorists’

COMBAT OUTPOST COPPER, Iraq - It's quiet around here in farm country, south of Baghdad where al-Qaida once held sway. Just months ago U.S. foot patrols through the wheat fields nearby would regularly draw fire - if the soldiers managed first to elude al-Qaida-planted roadside bombs.

August 01, 2008 | By ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer | Associated Press


Rates sink on all types of mortgages

WASHINGTON - Mortgage rates fell this week with 30-year mortgage rates dropping to the lowest level in six weeks as investors became less worried that the Federal Reserve would soon tighten credit policy to stall inflation.

August 01, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington


A homeless man is beaten in a hippie haven: Why?

BOLINAS, Calif. - Ricky Green wandered into this town some months ago, a stranger just a bit stranger than most.

August 01, 2008 | By EVELYN NIEVES Associated Press Writer | National


Texas approves massive new wind power project

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas officials gave preliminary approval Thursday to the nation's largest wind-power project, a plan to build billions of dollars worth of new transmission lines to bring wind energy from gusty West Texas to urban areas.

August 01, 2008 | By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press Writer | National


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Defensive-minded Quinn leads explosive Falcons into playoffs

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn got a shot at being a head coach because of his work molding one of the league's best defenses.

January 06, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons




Lady Eagles fall at home

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team hung around South Alabama for well over three quarters, only to see things turn sour in the closing ...

January 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


New Statesboro boss Kaiser to overhaul intensity

When asked what changes are expected to come in his first year as Statesboro High School's

January 05, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Amid violence, WNBA players consider leaving Turkey

NEW YORK (AP) - Sugar Rodgers left not long after she arrived.

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Analysis: Good, bad of each current NFL coaching vacancy

When Gary Kubiak resigned for health reasons less than a year removed from coaching the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl championship, he left behind ...

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia Southern, Armstrong State to study possible merger

The Georgia Board of Regents is expected to announce Friday that Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University in Savannah will study the possibility of ...

January 05, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Jan. 5 - Billie Jean Friar, age 84, departed this world on January 3, 2017.

Billie Jean Friar

January 04, 2017 | | Obituaries


Bulloch Acadmey dominates quad meet

Bulloch Academy, Screven County and Statesboro all participated in a quad meet at BA Wednesday night - but BA came out on top in a big ...

January 04, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Sun Belt play makes or breaks GS

In the world of college basketball, there are - as in most sports - a group of perennial national powers. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of ...

January 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Quirk may shield US coast during busy hurricane seasons

WASHINGTON - A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms just as they approach ...

January 04, 2017 | By SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Fashion with Compassion show is Friday

The first First Friday event of 2017 takes place Friday at 6 p.m. with a splash of colors and a runway of fashion and ...

January 04, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local


USC, 'Bama and Clemson star on AP's All-Bowl Team

The college football bowl season featured so many thrilling individual performances that even a few 200-yard rushers failed to make the Associated Press 2016 All-Bowl ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports




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