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Beijing gets ground-to-air defense

BEIJING - China has stationed a battery of ground-to-air missiles just 300 yards from a Beijing Olympic venue, the latest sign of tightening security with the games just 6 1/2 weeks away.

July 09, 2008 | By STEPHEN WADE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Bush administration to leave Iraq oil deals alone

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration indicated Tuesday that it had no plans to interfere with negotiations between Iraq and several Western oil giants to boost crude production in that country, despite concerns by some Democrats that the deal could inflame anti-U.S. sentiments.

July 09, 2008 | By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press Writer | Washington

Housing rescue passes key test

WASHINGTON - A massive foreclosure rescue bill overwhelmingly cleared a key Senate test Tuesday, drawing broad support from Democrats and Republicans alike.

July 09, 2008 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS Associated Press Writer | Washington

Audit: Dems, liberals passed over for Justice jobs

WASHINGTON - A new audit concludes that rookie attorneys with Republican roots got interviewed for plum Justice Department jobs while their liberal-leaning counterparts got passed over.

July 09, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington

White House: Bush may skip South Korea visit

WASHINGTON - President Bush is traveling to Japan early next month for a summit of leading industrialized nations, but is skipping for now a widely expected stop in South Korea, the White House said Tuesday.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington

Myanmar: 84,500 died in cyclone

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar said Tuesday that 84,500 people perished in last month's cyclone, up from the last official announcement that 77,700 had died in the devastating storm.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press

Case against fake police officer upends Mo. town

GERALD, Mo. - Bill Jakob arrived in this small town with an offer to help police curb the community's methamphetamine problem.

July 09, 2008 | By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER Associated Press Writer | National

States turn down US abstinence education grants

WASHINGTON - Skeptical states are shoving aside millions of federal dollars for abstinence education, walking away from the program the Bush administration touts for slowing teen sexual activity.

July 09, 2008 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | National

Bridge 6/25

Malcolm Forbes said, "If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route."

July 09, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break

Astrograph 6/25

You're apt to feel strong, powerful desires to scale new heights as fresh ambitions are awakened in the year ahead. These inclinations can be satisfied if you are prepared to meet the competition with much more to offer.

July 09, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

Ask Dr. Gott 6/25

DEAR DR. GOTT: I'm at my wits' end. My problems are all musculoskeletal in nature.

July 09, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break

Dear Abby 6/25

DEAR ABBY: At the age of 40, I had emergency cardiac surgery followed by an infection, more surgery and six months of difficult recovery. With the help of medical professionals and my husband's tireless care, I finally healed. It's been nearly five years, but I'm back to my "normal" self and can do just about anything I could before. I'm grateful for my life and feel blessed to have recovered from an illness that many have not survived.

July 09, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break

Police Report - June 23

(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 09, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report

Rice: Sadr City attack reminder of dangers Americans face

BERLIN - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called the deadly attack Tuesday in Sadr City, Iraq, a terrible reminder of the dangers Americans face as they work to help rebuild the country.

July 09, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

West links drug war aid to Iranian nuclear impasse

TEHRAN, Iran - Drug traffickers in well-armed desert convoys roll across the border from Afghanistan. Standing in their way are Iranian soldiers and drug agents trying to choke off one of the world's busiest pipelines for opium and heroin.

July 09, 2008 | By SEBASTIAN ABBOT and NASSER KARIMI Associated Press Writers | Associated Press

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Florida governor signs gun restrictions 3 weeks after attack

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a far-reaching school-safety bill Friday that places new restrictions on guns in the aftermath of a deadly school ...

March 09, 2018 | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT Associated Press | Associated Press

Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Sun Belt semifinals all set

UL Lafayette 80, Texas St. 54

March 09, 2018 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 70 thanks to par-saving shot from trees

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods moved spectators and a TV truck, and then warned everybody in earshot.

March 09, 2018 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Georgia spoils Porter Jr.'s return, beats Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) - With the Southeastern Conference tournament in St. Louis and heralded freshman Michael Porter Jr. returning, Missouri fans were hoping to be treated ...

March 09, 2018 | By CHARLIE CLARKE Associated Press | UGA

Eagles kick off spring practice

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday alongside the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek, the 2018 edition of the Georgia Southern Eagles strapped on helmets ...

March 09, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Analysis: Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's

NEW YORK - Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new ...

March 08, 2018 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Associated Press

Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival brings educational family fun

Two days of educational exhibits, a parade, vendors galore and live entertainment are in store this weekend as the Evans County Wildlife Club hosts the ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

No new candidates qualify for local elections Thursday

No one qualified to run in local elections Thursday, but the two newest candidates to make a bid for Bulloch County commission seats shared hopes ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the ...

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Army: No more kissing soldiers on St. Patrick's in Savannah

SAVANNAH - The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with cheeks smeared ...

March 08, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Gun legislation passes Florida House

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida House passed a school safety bill Wednesday that includes new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers ...

March 07, 2018 | By CURT ANDERSON, BRENDAN FARRINGTON and JOSH REPLOGLE Associated Press | Associated Press

Trump reopens a seemingly settled video game debate

NEW YORK - In the wake of the Florida school shooting, President Donald Trump is reviving an old debate over whether violent video games can trigger ...

March 07, 2018 | By MAE ANDERSON Associated Press | Associated Press

SEBMS student charged with carrying weapon at school

A student carrying a box cutter at Southeast Bulloch Middle School on Wednesday faces charges of carrying a weapon on school property and disrupting a ...

March 07, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

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