WASHINGTON - Worries about a deep recession - not a shallow one - drove Federal Reserve policymakers to slash a key interest rate last month, meeting minutes show.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 8, 2008
BOGOTA, Colombia - Leaders of Colombia's main rebel group on Tuesday rejected a French medical mission that flew to Bogota to aid ailing hostage Ingrid Betancourt, a presidential candidate who was kidnapped six years ago.
MARIETTA, Ga. - The head of the Georgia NAACP is calling for a state investigation into the sentences given in the so-called ''Barbie bandits'' bank theft case.
SAN FRANCISCO - Security was tightened on the Golden Gate Bridge and elsewhere around the city Tuesday as officials prepared for massive protests of China's crackdown in Tibet during the Olympic torch's only North American stop on its journey to Beijing.
LIVERMORE, Calif. - One year after finishing tied for second place in the same 2007 Nationwide Tour event, Georgia Southern alum Aron Price (2002-05) now stands as the 2008 Livermore Valley Wine Country Champion, marking his first career Nationwide title since turning pro in 2005.
Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) tied a Georgia Southern record for walks in a game and Griffin Benedict (Dunwoody/St. Pius) matched his career-high RBI and hit totals as the Eagles defeated Jacksonville 12-6 Tuesday night (April 8) at J.I. Clements Stadium. Georgia Southern (17-14 overall) snapped a four-game losing streak.
John Hunter Bowen was looking for a bigger challenge when he transferred to Statesboro High School last year.
ELYRIA, Ohio - Ohio's process of execution is not inhumane, and includes enough anesthetic to knock out an average inmate for two hours, an expert testified Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Newspaper readers agree with editors on the basics of what makes good journalism, but they are more apt to want looser rules for online conversations, a new study on news credibility has found.
BERLIN - Never mind the burly polar bear Knut, here's the cute new cub Flocke.
Being a bit more restless than usual might work to your benefit in the year ahead. Instead of sitting on your duff and taking things as they come, you will search for outlets that will bring the success you're seeking.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 82-year-old woman. I have a very puzzling problem. Since June 2007, I have had a small amount of drainage from my right breast. I saw a breast surgeon, who took a sample and ordered a blood analysis. I was told unless there was blood in the fluid, there was only about a 10 percent chance that the drainage was caused by cancer.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 7, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO - The stunning collapse of one of the West Coast's biggest wild salmon runs has prompted even cash-strapped fishermen to call for an unprecedented shutdown of salmon fishing off the coasts of California and Oregon.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - They forgave him. They advised him to repent for his sins, and asked for God's mercy on his soul. One even told Dylann Storm Roof to repent and confess, and "you'll be OK."
ATLANTA - Matt Wisler allowed only one run in eight innings in his major league debut to outpitch Jacob deGrom, and Jace Peterson hit a two-run double in the eighth to lift theAtlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - Jason Day was overcome by dizziness and collapsed on his final hole at the U.S. Open on Friday, raising doubt about whether he will be able to continue this weekend.
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals have been the toast of their Midwestern city for generations, a source of civic pride as one of baseball's most successful and cherished franchises.
After responding to reports of a possible meth lab, the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested three people June 11 and a fourth person Friday.
A camp for adolescents with disabilities run by a partnership between Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and the Therapy SPOT has turned out to be a winning combination for all involved.
VANCOUVER, British Colombia - The United States' bid for a third Women's World Cup title remains very much alive, as do the championship hopes of all five of the top-ranked teams in the world.
ATLANTA - Now that Vic Beasley has signed a four-year rookie contract and finished his first mini-camp, the rookie defensive end is eager for the next phase of his development with the Atlanta Falcons.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The parade is not until Friday. The Golden State Warriors are already looking ahead to what could be a promising future.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Adrian Peterson has been back on the football field, wearing that familiar purple No. 28 jersey and running through the plays that he ran last year before everything fell apart.
Statesboro's monthly First Friday event for June actually will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature a first in downtown Statesboro - a canoe tug-of-war.