If partner opens one of a suit and you respond in a lower-ranking suit at the two-level, you will usually have a good hand - but not always. What happens if righty throws in a takeout double? How does that affect the meaning of a two-over-one response?
In the year ahead, two individuals who have recently proven to be lucky for you will continue to be so, especially if you remain loyal and close to them. It behooves you to keep these relationships strong.
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FRANKFURT, Germany - European markets showed some optimism briefly Wednesday, then fell lower for a third day after the U.S. Federal Reserve bailed out stricken insurer AIG amid fresh injections of cash by major central banks.
David Lloyd George, the only Welshman to be Prime Minister of Great Britain, said, "Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
In the year ahead, you are likely to become more closely involved with someone who could turn out to be quite lucky for you. Your new pal will show you new ways to reach your heart's desires - and make your dreams come true.
BEIJING - The Olympic flame is out, the smog is back, and traffic again clogs the roads.
BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand's new prime minister showed his determination to mend political rifts by quickly shaking hands with the opposition leader Wednesday. But the gesture didn't appease anti-government protesters, who called him unfit for the job because of ties to a disgraced former leader.
MORELIA, Mexico - Police searched Wednesday for a tall, heavyset man, using a composite sketch provided by witnesses who saw him lob a grenade into an Independence Day crowd, then beg for forgiveness before slipping away.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Air-fired missiles hit a militant compound near the Afghan border and killed at least six people Wednesday evening, officials said, soon after a senior American officer met with government leaders to discuss the furor over U.S. attacks inside Pakistan.
SEOUL, South Korea - Kim Jong Il's companion and former secretary is emerging as a key player in the communist nation after the autocratic leader's stroke.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe told his party Wednesday that sharing power with rivals is a ''humiliation'' but it has to be accepted because they lost the March elections.
PRESIDIO, Texas - The swelling Rio Grande flowed over a levee Wednesday, sending water cascading onto the golf course and some ranch land in this dusty-turned-muddy West Texas border town.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A man charged with failing to help a toddler who died of dehydration under his sister's care accepted a plea deal that will likely keep him out of prison.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Renasant Bank just announced the appointment of community leader Carolyn Ethridge as Statesboro market president.
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Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
John Earl Averett
ATLANTA - Georgia's General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session on Monday. The opening days of a legislative session typically include more ceremony than ...
Melvin Richard Boykin
Statesboro got another big game from Cam Harvey in a 64-39 win over Wayne County to open up region play with a win victory night.
NEW YORK - The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going.
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.
Coach Corey Wayne Godfrey