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Tornado victims get unexpected help with cleanup

Crews from contractors Ellis Wood and W.L. Davis, along with a few from Beasley Hauling, volunteerd their time and equipment over the weekend to help Bulloch County residents who suffered damage from the tornado that touched down last month clean up debris.

June 18, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Layoffs at nuke lab stir fears of a brain drain

SAN FRANCISCO - The nation's top nuclear weapons design lab has laid off hundreds of workers, raising concerns about a brain drain and stirring fears that some of these highly specialized scientists will sell their expertise to foreign governments, perhaps hostile ones.

June 18, 2008 | By SCOTT LINDLAW Associated Press Writer | National


Discovery astronauts begin first spacewalk

HOUSTON - Spacewalking astronauts floated outside the international space station Tuesday to help install the orbiting outpost's newest room, a bus-sized Japanese laboratory.

June 18, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer | National


Dozens hurt when Greyhound bus tips over in Ind.

CROWN POINT, Ind. - A Greyhound bus carrying 42 people tipped over as it drove down a northwestern Indiana interstate Tuesday, injuring more than two dozen aboard, officials said. Police said the driver probably fell asleep.

June 18, 2008 | By TOM COYNE Associated Press Writer | National


Philly news anchor target in FBI probe of scandal

PHILADELPHIA - An evening news anchor is under federal investigation and off the air after his fired co-anchor complained that someone may have hacked into her e-mails and leaked them to gossip columnists.

June 18, 2008 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | National


Chinese police drag grieving parents from protest

DUJIANGYAN, China - Chinese police forcefully pulled away more than 100 parents protesting the deaths of their children in a poorly constructed school that collapsed in last month's earthquake.

June 18, 2008 | By CARA ANNA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Marked-up birds become sexier, exude testosterone

WASHINGTON - A little strategically placed makeup quickly turns the wimpiest of male barn swallows into chick magnets, amping up their testosterone and even trimming their weight, new research shows.

June 18, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


US general takes over NATO command in Afghanistan; 3 soldiers killed

KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. general who led American troops into Iraq took command Tuesday of the 40-nation NATO-led campaign in Afghanistan.

June 18, 2008 | By JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Moving Ga. border would dry up tourism in 2 towns

COPPERHILL, Tenn. - Patrons at Patrick's Pub and Grill drink their beer in Tennessee, but a walk to the restroom in the same building takes them across the state line to a dry county in Georgia.

June 18, 2008 | By BILL POOVEY Associated Press Writer | National


Japan searches for soldiers’ remains on Aleutian island

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The searchers dug for days, ignoring blisters and sore muscles to look for remains of Japanese soldiers buried in mass graves on the Aleutian island of Attu following a bloody battle of World War II.

June 18, 2008 | By RACHEL D’ORO Associated Press Writer | National


US-Iraq pact shapes up as major battle

BAGHDAD - A proposed U.S.-Iraq security agreement is shaping up as a major political battle between America and Iran, as the debate over the future of troops here intensifies ahead of the fall U.S. presidential election.

June 18, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


New South Korean president under fire in beef row

SEOUL, South Korea - President Lee Myung-bak took office in February on a wave of popularity propelled by his vow to boost South Korea's economy with skills honed in business. He soon led his conservative party to win control of the legislature in national elections.

June 18, 2008 | By KELLY OLSEN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 6/4

German philosopher Georg Hegel claimed, "The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything."

June 18, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Waxman wants FBI documents about CIA leak probe

WASHINGTON - A House committee chairman said Tuesday he is seeking more documents from the CIA leak probe because Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff made a significant disclosure to the FBI that warrants further congressional follow-up.

June 18, 2008 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Washington


Teen WWII hero, now 80, gravely ill with cancer

JACKSON, Miss. - A World War II veteran who received the nation's highest military honor when he was only 17 is in the fight of his life, battling cancer, his biographer said.

June 18, 2008 | By CHRIS TALBOTT Associated Press Writer | National


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Big blizzard shuts down Northeast

NEW YORK - A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow ...

January 23, 2016 | By JESSICA GRESKO and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press | Associated Press




Murray advances, Ivanovic loses amid medical distraction

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A medical emergency overshadowed matches on adjoining courts at the Australian Open when Nigel Sears, who is Ana Ivanovic's coach and ...

January 22, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Islands sweeps past SEB

Southeast Bulloch's Markel Ming and Islands' Hugh Durham had a bit of a three-point shooting contest Friday night in a region 1-AAA matchup.

January 22, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Federer notches 300th win at Grand Slam tournament

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - The countless records and accolades accumulated over a long and illustrious career don't in any way diminish Roger Federer's satisfaction ...

January 22, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFC championship game features 2 of NFL's best cornerbacks

TEMPE, Ariz. - Cornerbacks might have the toughest job in the NFL.

January 22, 2016 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Elway builds a team that will go down kicking and screaming

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - John Elway's mind was still racing and he was trying to figure out what, exactly, was missing after another rough ending ...

January 22, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


2 charged in jail drug smuggling

A woman who attempted to sneak drugs to a Bulloch County Jail inmate is now behind bars in the same facility. The inmate to whom ...

January 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




Grit, determination leads to BA success

If a group of chefs were to create the perfect recipe for a successful basketball team, here's how it may look: A teaspoon of ...

January 21, 2016 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Will tumbling oil prices help energize spending?

WASHINGTON - Sinking oil prices have cratered the stock market. But a silver lining could appear eventually.

January 21, 2016 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer | Associated Press


New mayor pro tem publishes book

Statesboro City Councilman Travis Chance from District 5 is off to a busy start in 2016. Besides being chosen by the council as mayor pro ...

January 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Preserving recipes of the past for the future

"Thoroughly whipped cream cheese."

January 21, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Keeping us safe from the storm

"It was a dark and stormy night," goes the novel noir, and boy, was it one like that early last Sunday morning! There was a ...

January 21, 2016 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials


NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth's hottest

WASHINGTON - Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record - it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust.

January 20, 2016 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science writer | Associated Press


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