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House panel approves subpoenas for top Bush aides in prosecutor flap

WASHINGTON - A House panel on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Bush's political adviser, Karl Rove and other top White House aides, setting up a constitutional showdown over the firings of eight federal prosecutors.

April 05, 2007 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Study: U.S. firefighters face high risk of dying of heart problems while battling blaze

Firefighters face a far greater risk of dying of heart problems while battling a blaze than was thought, suggests a large U.S. study that offers more evidence of their need to stay in shape.

April 05, 2007 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | Nation


Southern to hold clinic with Liverpool's Heighway

On Wednesday at the Georgia Southern campus, former Liverpool standout Steve Heighway - the director of the Liverpool FC Academy that grooms youth soccer players and has trained five players on the current Liverpool squad - will be in Statesboro to put on a series of clinics that will help develop the skills of both future and current soccer coaches as well as current players both at the prep and collegiate levels. Heighway will bring assistant Garreth Evans and three others to coach during the clinics.

April 05, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Georgia Southern


Bridge 3/20

First, take North's seat. You deal and open one diamond. After pass - one spade - pass, what would you rebid? What would your answer be if you had the same hand but the club king was the two, leaving you with only 13 high-card points? Or the diamond two metamorphosed into the diamond queen, giving you 18 points?

April 05, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 3/22

DEAR ABBY: You told "Needs Help in Chicago" (Feb. 10) to get back into college and see a counselor. I wholeheartedly agree. I was exactly like her. I avoided other people, maintained straight As, had many offers for scholarships, went to college and, shortly after, burned out. I'm not sure about her, but I had been raped and molested at a young age, and books became my escape from the harsh reality of life.

April 05, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Pet owners watch animals closely after food recall, contact vets at first sign of trouble

ATLANTA - A recall of potentially deadly pet food has dog and cat owners studying their animals for even the slightest hint of illness and swamping veterinarians nationwide with calls about symptoms both real and imagined.

April 05, 2007 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Local Roundup: SEB’s Wilson, McCarthy combine for no-hitter

Southeast Bulloch pitchers Joseph Wilson and David McCarthy combined for a no- hitter and nine strikeouts Tuesday to lift the Yellow Jackets to a 12-2 home win over Josey. It was the second straight win for SEB.

April 04, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Bridge 3/21

First, look at the North hand. After West passes as dealer, you open one diamond. East passes, partner responds one spade, and West passes again. What would you rebid?

April 04, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 3/21

DEAR DR. GOTT: My 7-year-old granddaughter pops her knuckles. She cannot seem to break the habit of doing this. Will this cause any damage to her hands? If so, how can she stop doing this? This is very important to her, so could you please respond? She's worried it will make her knuckles large or some other problem that may come from doing this.

April 04, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bush says Congress can question aides — but not in public or under oath; Democrats say no

WASHINGTON - A defiant President Bush warned Democrats Tuesday to accept his offer to have top aides speak about the firings of federal prosecutors only privately and not under oath, or risk a constitutional showdown from which he would not back down.

April 04, 2007 | By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 3/21

If you have the means and desire to do so, more travel than usual can be a possibility for you. Much of it could be spur-of-the-moment. You'll enjoy it all, even the sojourns that were unplanned.

April 04, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Missing Boy Scout found alive after 4 days in N. C. wildness; father says boy was homesick

McGRADY, N.C. - A 12-year-old Boy Scout whose favorite book was about a youngster lost in the wilderness now has his own harrowing survival tale to tell after rescuers found him Tuesday, dehydrated and disoriented from four days in the wooded mountains of North Carolina.

April 04, 2007 | By ESTES THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP IMPACT: Millions of flu shots to be dumped before new supply is ready; practice debated

Millions of doses of flu vaccine will expire at midnight June 30, unsold during this year's mild flu season and written off as trash. Still perfectly good, and possibly useful for a few more years, the vaccine will wind up being destroyed.

April 04, 2007 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE and MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writers | Nation


D.C. madam case leads to speculation that there are big names on the client list

McLEAN, Va. - High-priced call girls always seem to have their little black books. Deborah Jeane Palfrey, accused of running an illegal escort service in the nation's capital, has 46 pounds of phone records.

April 04, 2007 | By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Experts say exercise can help the elderly prevent falls, injuries, a common hazard

DALLAS - Like a lot of people, former flight attendant Mary Nicholson wasn't an exerciser. But two years ago she changed all that - at age 71.

April 04, 2007 | By JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Hawks add Turner exec Koonin to bolster profile

ATLANTA - Steve Koonin has cheered on the Atlanta Hawks surrounded by thousands of empty seats. He's cheered them on when the place was rockin'.

April 14, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of lies and accused the Olympian of staging emotional outbursts to mask difficulty in answering a barrage of probing questions.

April 14, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Masters gives Statesboro hotels a nice 'bump'

Every now and then it is good to get out of the Boro and get a different perspective. One of my favorite places to get a feel of how the "ordinary Georgians" are doing is Bennie's Red Barn on St. Simons Island.

April 14, 2014 | | Local


Clubhouse adding racing

Work recently began on The Clubhouse grounds to add not only an eco-friendly, electronically controlled go cart track, but also fields for soccer training and competition.

April 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Reagan Daly is named GM for Statesboro Magazine

A former sales executive with the Statesboro Herald and advertising manager in Savannah, Reagan Daly has returned to Morris Multimedia as general manager for Statesboro Magazine.

April 14, 2014 | From Staff Reports | Business


Bitter court feud over sweet Vidalia onions

SAVANNAH - No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early, potentially threatening their renowned sweet, delectable taste.

April 14, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Police Report 4-15-14 - Deputies found trashcans and a log in a roadway, portable toilet dumped over

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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/

April 14, 2014 | | Police Report


Lawsuit: Factory pollutes Altamaha River

ATLANTA - An environmental group is suing Rayonier Inc., alleging that its factory in southeast Georgia is discharging millions of gallons of waste that darken the Altamaha River and make it smell miles downstream.

April 14, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


More rapes are reported now

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April 14, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


GSU hosts fourth annual ‘No Impact Week’

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability has teamed up with the University Wellness Program to host a number of events throughout April that are designed to improve and protect the environment and change behavior when it comes to food, energy, water and waste.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Big rig, pickup truck collide

A tractor trailer and a pickup truck collided early Monday morning after the big rig tried to avoid the pickup, which was traveling south in the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 301 South, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

April 14, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Police ID supremacist as Kansas shootings suspect

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

April 14, 2014 | By MARIA SUDEKUM Associated Press | World


Celebrating the arts for 32 years

While anyone can be artistic anytime, anywhere, Georgia Southern University's annual ArtsFest provides a very public outlet for spontaneous creation.

April 13, 2014 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Video games proving very problematic for teen boys

Q: Our 14-year-old son seems depressed - to us, at least. His principal sees no sign of depression but thinks he's socially anxious. The subjects of counseling and medication have come up. We have suggested to him that he get more exercise and spend less time playing video games and watching TV, but he says he hates sports. He appears to be withdrawing more and more into his video-screen world.

April 13, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Statesboro incorporated in 1866

Note: The following is the 28th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.

April 13, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


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