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‘Disaster fatigue’ leads to drop in giving

NEW YORK - The numbers are almost too large to fathom, so many Americans stop trying. As bodies pile up in disaster after global disaster, even the most sympathetic souls can turn away.

June 03, 2008 | By LISA TOLIN Associated Press Writer | National


N.Y. man charged with killing 3 in northern N.J.

HACKENSACK, N.J. - Authorities who charged a man with murdering three people in a New Jersey house said Monday they were led to the suspect by a meticulous diary kept by one of the victims.

June 03, 2008 | By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press Writer | National


Former World War II internees get honorary degrees

SEATTLE - More than six decades after they were forced to leave college, some 450 Japanese-Americans interned during World War II have been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Washington.

June 03, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


LOCAL ROUNDUP: Generals wins third straight

Statesboro Pacers Teen Team

June 03, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Sports


11 Iraqi police recruits killed, police say

BAGHDAD - Suspected Sunni insurgents ambushed a minibus carrying Iraqi police recruits near the Syrian border Monday, killing all 11 passengers, Iraqi officials said - the first deadly attack since Iraqi forces launched a major sweep against al-Qaida fighters in the region.

June 03, 2008 | By LEE KEATH Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


France says it’s had informal contacts with Hamas

PARIS - France acknowledged on Monday that it had informal contacts with Hamas, the militant Palestinian group that the United States and the European Union consider a terrorist organization for its campaign of violence against Israel.

June 03, 2008 | By ELAINE GANLEY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Nighttime crashes, no seat belts — more fatalities

WASHINGTON - More than two-thirds of young drivers and passengers killed in nighttime car crashes aren't wearing seat belts - deadly proof of what can happen when young people don't heed parents' pleas and authorities' threats to ''click it.''

June 03, 2008 | By KEN THOMAS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Report: EPA head reversed stand on greenhouse gas

WASHINGTON - The head of the Environmental Protection Agency initially supported giving California and other states full or partial permission to limit tailpipe emissions - but reversed himself after hearing from the White House, a report said Monday.

June 03, 2008 | By ERICA WERNER Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bush says he won’t back bill to bail out lenders

WASHINGTON - President Bush, acknowledging the economic ''tough times'' for many Americans, said Monday that he remains opposed to any homeowner rescue legislation that would be a bailout for lenders.

June 03, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Washington


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday May 19, 2008

June 03, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Scientist developing 'pill' for wild hogs

GILMER, Texas - Broad areas of grazing land at Pete Gipson's farm have plow-like scars. But it wasn't an out-of-control mechanical device that left disjointed ruts and holes.

June 03, 2008 | By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Writer | Local


Police Report - May 20

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.

June 03, 2008 | | Crime Report


Bush administration defends food-based biofuels

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is defending its decision to push food-based biofuels as food costs rise at home and abroad, saying the renewable fuels are only a small part of the problem.

June 03, 2008 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press Writer | Washington


Robot digger set to land Sunday at Martian pole

LOS ANGELES - Like a miner prospecting for gold, NASA hopes its latest robot to Mars hits pay dirt when it lands Sunday near the red planet's north pole to conduct a 90-day digging mission.

June 03, 2008 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | National


Philly police to fire 4 over videotaped beating

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's police commissioner said Monday that four officers will be fired and four others disciplined for their roles in the beatings of three shooting suspects, an encounter that was captured on videotape and drew widespread outrage.

June 03, 2008 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | National


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General first woman to lead top-tier command

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson on Friday became the first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command ...

May 13, 2016 | By DAN ELLIOTT Associated Press | Associated Press


End of an era

"Chicken Salad on white, tea, half sweet and half not" is how Mary Eason identifies Dr. Billy Nessmith when he walks in The Soda Shoppe ...

May 13, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE | Local




First game ever

At 7 p.m. tonight in Johnson City, Tenn. Tormenta FC will kick off for the first time in club history.

May 12, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Day ties course record at Sawgrass with 63 for the lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - One birdie led to two more before Jason Day even hit his stride, and his round kept getting better until ...

May 12, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Boys get shot at state track meet

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


Internet ad leads to theft arrest

A man trying to sell stolen property via the Internet didn't count on the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team catching wind of his online ...

May 12, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




Too much folic acid a cause of autism?

NEW YORK - For decades, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant have been advised to take folic acid to help prevent certain birth defects.

May 11, 2016 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


JPB third-grader has winning chess season

Nine-year-old Isaac Bittner has found the right moves to keep his brain power in check. The third grader has become quite the talented chess player ...

May 11, 2016 | | Local




Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

WASHINGTON - Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more preventative approach that includes ...

May 10, 2016 | By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press | Associated Press


Poll: Job loyalty a fading trend

CHICAGO - A new poll says more than 40 percent of America's baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. But it ...

May 10, 2016 | By ADAM ALLINGTON For The Associated Press | Associated Press


WL Plastics to create 40 jobs

Codenamed "Project Greyhound," the Georgia Department of Economic Development confirmed Monday that WL Plastics Corporation will bring 40 jobs and a $12-million capital investment to ...

May 10, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bubba Hunt fires up the local real estate sales business

When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.

May 10, 2016 | | Locally Owned


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