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High gas prices fuel boom in online classes

BOSTON - Laurel Ranticelli considered driving 40 miles round-trip to take education classes at the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst. Then she realized she could take the same courses from her computer at home and save on fuel costs.

July 24, 2008 | By NANCY KELSEY Associated Press Writer | National


Thousands evacuate as flames threaten Paradise, CA

OROVILLE, Calif. - Thousands of people were ordered to get out of Paradise on Wednesday as an out-of-control wildfire threatened the Northern California city that also was devastated by flames just weeks ago.

July 24, 2008 | By DON THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


UN says 7 Darfur peacekeepers killed in ambush

KHARTOUM, Sudan - About two hundred gunmen on horseback and in SUVs ambushed peacekeepers from a joint U.N.-African Union force in Sudan's Darfur region, killing seven in fierce gunbattles that lasted more than two hours, U.N. officials said Wednesday.

July 24, 2008 | By MOHAMED OSMAN and MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Indian tribe in Montana wants to exploit coal

CROW AGENCY, Mont. - They tried casinos on the Crow Indian reservation. The one designed to bring in the biggest crowds, Res-a-Vegas, went bust within a year and is now a fireworks stand.

July 24, 2008 | By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press Writer | National


Actors union ratifies deal with Hollywood studios

LOS ANGELES - The labor drama gripping Hollywood is now entering its final act after one actors group said its members ratified a new deal and the other prepared to turn down the major studios' final offer.

July 24, 2008 | By RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Business Writer | National


Police Report - July 10

(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 24, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Democratic Senate Debate; Performance Learning Center

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 09, 2008

July 24, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


’Kid-sick’ parents have hard time letting go

CHICAGO - Eve Pidgeon watched the large group of kids, many of them laughing and chatting excitedly as they boarded a bus for summer sleepaway camp last summer.

July 24, 2008 | By MARTHA IRVINE AP National Writer | National


Man arrested after climbing NYC skyscraper

NEW YORK - A man climbed part way up The New York Times' 52-story headquarters early Wednesday, becoming the third person to scale the skyscraper in less than five weeks.

July 24, 2008 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | National


For some, waterfront NYC living means a houseboat

NEW YORK - Gloria Weiss was living in a small SoHo apartment in the 1980s when one of her young students told her that he lived on a boat.

July 24, 2008 | By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 7/10

In 1513 Machiavelli wrote, "There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the second appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless."

July 24, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/10

If you teach yourself to be a good conservator in the year ahead and tuck away a little something each week, you will be amazed at how much you can accumulate by year's end. The result will feel as if you won the lottery.

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


Ask Dr. Gott 7/10

DEAR DR. GOTT: My doctor told me I have diabetes. My choice was to control it by dieting, and my doctor set me up to see a dietician. I followed the diet and later asked my doctor for a prescription for a glucose meter so I could monitor my levels. She refused. I asked her again later, leaving her a message, and she never called me back.

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


Dear Abby 7/10

DEAR ABBY: I am a single parent, although I never intended to be. Last fall, I was asked to baby-sit a 14-year-old boy. He has been in my custody ever since. His mother abandoned him. Only in the last month have I actually gotten legal custody of him from Social Services. The problems he had prior to being with me have caused me legal expenses I never could have imagined. (They are all paid now.)

July 24, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Delta dismissed from fatal 2006 Ky. crash lawsuits

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A federal judge has dismissed Delta Air Lines Inc. from more than 19 pending lawsuits involving a plane crash that killed 49 people two years ago.

July 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


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Music more than a profession for GSU master's student Cottle

A musician's work is never done is a fact that Robert Cottle knows all too well. When asked to describe himself in a few ...

February 12, 2017 | By Rashida Otunba | Life


Gator wrestling wins third consecutive state title

One's lucky, two can be a coincidence, but three's a trend.

February 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Statesboro claims pair of region championships

Following a clean sweep in the region championship rounds Saturday, fans of Statesboro basketball will get a double dose of playoff basketball next weekend with ...

February 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


MLES teacher wins prestigious Georgia Science Teacher of Promise award

She began Friday's lesson with a picture of an Ophiderma bimaculata and said to the fifth graders, "You're about to get a feel ...

February 11, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Curry, on sharing stardom with KD: 'We just let it happen'

Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation ...

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth made the putts and beat the fog at Spyglass Hill, posting a 7-under 65 on Friday in the AT&T ...

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GSU alum Seth Orme to present ‘Packing it Out’

Statesboro native and Georgia Southern University alumnus Seth Orme ('14) will return to campus to share his experiences about raising awareness of littering with a ...

February 10, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local




Gators on the hunt for another state title

Every high school sports program in Georgia sets high standards, but only a handful can ever meet them.

February 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Sarkisian says recovery from alcoholism is a daily battle

ATLANTA - Since an embarrassing downfall at Southern Cal, Steve Sarkisian has certainly caught plenty of breaks in his professional life.

February 09, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the ...

February 09, 2017 | By SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated Press | Associated Press


The joy of classical music

Since 1980, Frankfurt-based Ensemble Modern has been considered to be one of the most important ensembles worldwide dedicated to the promotion of new music. Now ...

February 09, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Local


Investigators trying to determine if tornado caused injuries, damage in Stilson area

National Weather Service investigators met with Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn early Thursday afternoon to determine whether the storm that ravaged an area ...

February 09, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local




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