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1 in 4 US teen girls got cervical cancer shot

ATLANTA - One in four teen girls have rolled up their sleeves for the relatively new vaccine against cervical cancer, federal health officials said Thursday.

October 24, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | National


States cut spending, put projects on hold

With the economy in a slide and the credit markets seized up, states are slashing budgets, eliminating jobs, putting major construction projects on hold and nervously waiting to see whether their shriveled pension funds recover.

October 24, 2008 | By STEVE LeBLANC Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 10/10

We are nearing the end of our series on doubles that are not for penalty, reaching the support double (and its brother, the support redouble). This is made by the opener after he has opened the bidding, his partner has responded one of a major, and the next player has made a minimum overcall in a suit (or has doubled for takeout). If the opener now doubles (or redoubles), he shows exactly three-card support for his partner's suit and any point-count. If instead he raises his partner's suit to any level, he guarantees four-card support.

October 24, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 10/10

The year ahead could be one of breaking down what is no longer working and replacing things with a new structure. Although you might seek change, lessons learned the hard way should guide your choices and decisions.

October 24, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/10

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am concerned about a family member who was diagnosed with melanoma. Could you please write a column with advice concerning its treatment? I read your column every day and really respect your opinion and knowledge.

October 24, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dow industrials fall 675 points, below 9,000

NEW YORK - Stocks plunged in the final hour of trading Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 675 points, or more than 7 percent, to its lowest level in five years after a major credit ratings agency said it was considering cutting its rating on General Motors Corp.

October 24, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS AP Business Writer | National


U. of Texas ends fight over dorm-room Obama signs

AUSTIN, Texas - Facing a free-speech uproar, the University of Texas backed down Thursday from punishing two students who refused to remove political signs from their dormitory window.

October 24, 2008 | By JAY ROOT Associated Press Writer | National


Iowa teen left at Neb. hospital back with family

OMAHA, Neb. - An Iowa teenager who was abandoned at an Omaha hospital under Nebraska's safe-haven law is back home, in part because the grandparents who dropped her off soon changed their minds, a county official said Thursday.

October 24, 2008 | By JEAN ORTIZ Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 10/9

The year ahead might be one of the more exciting ones you've had in a long time. You could find yourself engaged in more activities and situations where good things will happen. If you flow with the tide, it'll take you to sunny places.

October 23, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/9

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 77-year-old man who, about four years ago, was diagnosed with hypertension in the 150/75 range. I was placed on HCTZ, and, soon after, my sodium levels were 117. When that occurred, my physician telephoned me to stop the medicine. Since that time, I have been placed on several different drugs. I developed a cough with ACE inhibitors, so they had to be stopped. I'm now on Diovan and Nifedical. My blood pressure remains under control, but my sodium level remains about 131. While my doctors aren't concerned about this, I have ...

October 23, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Hobby Lobby and PETCO opens

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 8, 2008

October 23, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - October 9

(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.)

October 23, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Portal council meeting postposed to next Tuesday

The called meeting of the Portal City Council, slated for tonight, has been canceled due to the death of council member Keith Brown, said Portal City Clerk Eva Pitts. Brown died Wednesday morning, she said.

October 23, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Bridge 10/9

Charles Darwin wrote, "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."

October 23, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


ECI: The Season - Episode 9

ECI: The Season - Episode 9

October 22, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | ECI: The Season


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Magic city melancholy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - After having its game against New Hampshire moved by a few hundred miles and one time zone, there was a legitimate question to ...

September 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Being burned by high expectations hurts Georgia Southern fans, I can relate

High expectations are fine to have, but you should know the consequences that come with them.

September 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Irma closes in with Tampa, not Miami, in the crosshairs

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Hurricane Irma's leading edges whipped palm trees and kicked up the surf as the storm spun toward Florida with 125 mph ...

September 09, 2017 | By JAY REEVES and TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Associated Press


Georgia, South Carolina under hurricane watch as Irma nears

SAVANNAH - State troopers turned Interstate 16 into a one-way escape route for a few hours Saturday as evacuees packed cars and fled the Georgia coast ...

September 09, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Falcons escape in opener, now turn focus to Packers

ATLANTA - After a historic collapse in the Super Bowl and a winless preseason, the Atlanta Falcons were rather desperate for a victory.

September 08, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Gators back in win column

It's safe to say Bulloch Academy was in need of a pick-me-up during this hurricane week following their debilitating 19-15 loss to the previously ...

September 08, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Eagles must make Birmingham home

The Georgia Southern football team woke up on Monday looking forward to a Saturday home game where it could shoot for its first win of ...

September 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


US Open finalists Keys, Stephens commiserated over injuries

NEW YORK (AP) - When the Grand Slam season that ends this weekend began at the Australian Open back in January, neither Madison Keys nor Sloane ...

September 08, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Baseball's power surge raises some troubling issues

ATLANTA (AP) - We've been through this before.

September 08, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Kenseth speeds through Richmond Raceway

RICHMOND, Va. - Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway.

September 08, 2017 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Eagles up against a consistent winner in FCS ranks

New Hampshire Coach Sean McDonnell will be looking for history to repeat itself when his Wildcats take on Georgia Southern at 4 p.m. on ...

September 08, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Equifax breach draws criticism from lawmakers

NEW YORK - There's no way around it: The news from credit reporting company Equifax that 143 million Americans had their information exposed is extremely ...

September 08, 2017 | By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer | Associated Press


UGA makes first ever trip to South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A September nonconference game on the campus of a team that went 4-8 the previous season has surely never before drawn this ...

September 08, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | UGA


Premium increases for Georgia’s 2018 exchange may not be over

The four insurers offering coverage in Georgia's insurance exchange next year are increasing their proposed rates beyond the big premium hikes that they first ...

September 08, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER | Local


Beyond Fla., Irma an unpredictable threat to SE

SAVANNAH - Great uncertainty remained Friday about Hurricane Irma's path beyond Florida with forecasts showing potential storm impacts from portions of the Carolinas and Alabama ...

September 08, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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