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Senate loads up war funding bill with other things

WASHINGTON - Despite numerous veto threats, senators in both parties have loaded up President Bush's war funding bill with a grab bag of domestic programs, including work permits for immigrant farm labor and heating subsidies for the poor.

June 04, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


NY Gov Paterson undergoes glaucoma procedure

NEW YORK - Gov. David Paterson has been diagnosed with acute glaucoma in his left eye and was undergoing an outpatient laser procedure Tuesday, his office said.

June 04, 2008 | By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press Writer | National


FROM AP ARCHIVES: Bosnian Olympian dodges shells

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Running scared in borrowed track shoes, Mirsada Buric strides through the debris-strewn streets of this former Olympic city, risking sniper fire to keep alive her dream of competing in the Summer Games.

June 04, 2008 | By DAVID CRARY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


House belatedly supports ‘Frank Sinatra Day’

WASHINGTON - House members have declared ''Frank Sinatra Day,'' but did it their way.

June 04, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Children starving, again, in Ethiopia

SHANTO, Ethiopia - This year's poor rains have nearly killed Bizunesh.

June 04, 2008 | By ANITA POWELL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bush calls Iraqi PM over Quran shooting

BAGHDAD - President Bush has apologized to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for an American sniper's use of a copy of the Quran for target practice, Maliki's office said Tuesday.

June 04, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


APNewsBreak: Sen. Kennedy has malignant brain tumor

BOSTON - A cancerous brain tumor caused the seizure Sen. Edward M. Kennedy suffered over the weekend, doctors said Tuesday in a grim diagnosis for one of American politics' most enduring figures.

June 04, 2008 | By GLEN JOHNSON Associated Press Writer | National


US court: Paper money discriminates against blind

WASHINGTON - The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish among the bills' varying values, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

June 04, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bush pays respects victims of China quake

WASHINGTON - President Bush and first lady Laura Bush took a rainy motorcade ride to the Chinese Embassy on Tuesday to sign a condolence book extending U.S. sympathy to those killed in the massive earthquake there.

June 04, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 5/21

DEAR DR. GOTT: I was appalled to recently read again in your column a specific mention of Wal-Mart Pharmacy in reference to locating a product. While it would most certainly be unethical, readers might assume that you benefit in some way by promoting the pharmacy.

June 04, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 5/21

DEAR ABBY: I am not sure how to handle my boyfriend's hair loss. "Jasper" is 34 and I'm 23. We have been dating for two years and have a wonderful relationship. We are completely open to each other, and because of that, I feel backed into a corner regarding this subject.

June 04, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Screven drops Game One, rain forces delay

BOGART, Ga. - North Oconee won Game One of Tuesday's scheduled doubleheader in the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on Tuesday, 6-3. The nightcap, however, was postponed due to rain. The two teams will resume the series today with the winner advancing to the Fial Four.

June 04, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Spring rains ease — but don’t end — drought in the Southeast

ATLANTA - What drought? Georgia's governor has given the go-ahead to fill up outdoor swimming pools. The five-ring fountain at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is dancing once more. And some communities may soon allow homeowners to run lawn sprinklers again.

June 04, 2008 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | National


House action targets OPEC

WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to let the Justice Department pursue energy antitrust and price fixing cases against members of the OPEC oil cartel, although critics said such attempts would likely be fruitless and could prompt a backlash from oil producers.

June 04, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bridge 5/21

Han Suyin, a Chinese author and physician who now lives in Lausanne, Switzerland, said, "There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness."

June 04, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


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Painkiller critics take aim at hospital surveys, procedures

WASHINGTON - Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used ...

April 13, 2016 | By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer | Associated Press


Blue Devils ready for region playoff action

Around this time last year, Statesboro High School finished the season with back-to-back losses- including a 7-2 loss to Starr's Mill in the state ...

April 12, 2016 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Poll: Republicans not itching for a convention fight

WASHINGTON - Most Republican voters think the candidate with the most delegates heading into the party's convention in July should ultimately emerge as the GOP ...

April 12, 2016 | By EMILY SWANSON Associated Press | Associated Press


Wiggins leads Lady Devils into playoffs

In the regular-season finale against non-conference rival Southeast Bulloch, Statesboro's Rachel Wiggins made an impressive diving stop with just 10 minutes left to play ...

April 11, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


In the Pits: NASCAR clouding its image with politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There are Democrats who enjoy NASCAR. Jews and atheists and women, too.

April 11, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


No new bowls for 3 years as NCAA approves moratorium

The NCAA is prohibiting the creation of new bowl games for the next three years after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill ...

April 11, 2016 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


LeBron, Cavs clinch top seed in East with win over Hawks

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 34 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving added 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference ...

April 11, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves 0-6 for 1st time since '88 after 6-4 loss to Nats

WASHINGTON - Falling to 0-6 for the first time in nearly 30 years, theAtlanta Braves lost 6-4 to the Washington Nationals, who used Wilson Ramos' four ...

April 11, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Planet hunter cheats death

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - To astronomers' relief, NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has won another reprieve.

April 11, 2016 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Associated Press


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New Coconut owners in Statesboro via NYC

Living in a university community brings culture and diversity that most communities our size would never experience. One area in which we are rich in ...

April 11, 2016 | | Local


AgSouth puts $3.8 million back into local communities

AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener recently announced that the customer-owned cooperative had net earnings of $39.9 million during 2015.

April 11, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Vince Johnson from The Masters - Another unforgettable week

It's a week like no other.

April 10, 2016 | | Local


Sisters on a Journey bring mission to Statesboro

It's a diagnosis no one ever wants to hear: cancer. And when that dreaded finding is preceded by the word "childhood," the blow is ...

April 10, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Dr. Roger Branch On Aging: Costly health problems

My previous column concluded that seniors generally are not more "sickly" than others, but many of their health problems are serious - and they are costly ...

April 10, 2016 | | Life


Sumner-Findley

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Perry Sumner Jr. of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Autrell Sumner, to Spenser Lake Findley, son of Pamela ...

April 10, 2016 | | Weddings


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