Monday, August 18, 2008

Jog Blog 08-18-08

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The Olympics:
Phelps wins record eighth gold
Williams sisters win gold in Olympic doubles
Shawn Johnson gets third Olympics silver medal
Injury to top Chinese hurdler pulls plug on gold

Gold for moronic question goes to C. Collinsworth--USA
Is It Still ‘Cool’ To Say You Love Your Country?

Olympic medal count
Greece's Halkia tests positive at Olympics
Yordanova out of Olympics for doping
Atlanta Olympic fencer receives hero’s welcome

It's Not All About the Olympics:
Obama, John discuss faith, issues at Saddleback
Edwards ex-mistress rules out paternity test

DNC Protesters Outraged Over Razor-Wire Jail in Denver Warehouse

Russia due to start pullout from Georgia
Russia to back off but keep an eye on Georgia
Pakistan's Musharraf will resign
Congress to vote on drilling ban
Tropical storm lashes Cuba, leaves 4 dead
Tropical Storm Fay moves in on Florida Keys
Dam breaks near Grand Canyon
Cookie Maker Mrs . Fields Files for Chapter 11
Oil Rises Above $115 as Fay Nears Gulf of Mexico
DeGeneres and de Rossi Wed
'Tropic Thunder' Ends 'Dark Knight's Reign
More loan woes for Ed McMahon
Britney Spears up for 3 VMAs, may perform

Of Local Interest:
85 Possible Jurors In Courthouse Shooting Case
Boy shot by police in Henry County
Girl, 6, killed in DeKalb by hit-run driver
Fined drivers owe Atlanta millions
GBI Hit By Budget Cuts
Court rulings could settle water war
Fire at Travis AFB Destroys 100 Vacant Homes
Burned Travis base homes slated for demolition
Man shot outside Waffle House on Northridge
Clayton County Man Carjacked at Gunpoint
911 operator appeals her firing
Prosecution rests in Marine’s road rage death
Councilman Holds Rally for Station No. 7
Human Bone Found at Construction Site
GA Woman Celebrates 112th Birthday

Trail Droppings:
Obama talks religion at forum
Obama Meets with Kerry Antagonist
Obama's Edge in the Coverage Race
Obama Camp with More Tax Changes
Romney Promotes McCain
Is McCain winning over evangelicals?
McCain catches heat over Corsi comment
Jackson Browne sues John McCain
Time running out to make US vice president pick

Snapshot of War:
At least 28 rebels killed in Afghanistan
Explosion Kills 10 Police in Afghanistan
Justice Dept. may indict Blackwater reps
Record number of US contractors in Iraq
Al-Qaeda faces difficulties in Pakistan: Gates
Turkey Bombs Kurdish Target in N. Iraq
Iraq seen abandoning most short-term oil contracts
Iran said its warplanes can reach Israel


Search Underway for Texas Plane Crash
Unions file complaint against Wal-Mart
4.6 earthquake hits off Northern California
Firefighters seek cause in LA brush fire
Texas wants custody of polygamists' kids
Funeral Services Planned for Bill Gwatney
Mummified plane crash remains identified

As the World Turns:
Pakistan edges toward impeaching Musharraf
West struggles to find safe footing on Georgia
Zimbabwe Summit Fails to End Impasse
Rice to visit Poland to sign missile shield deal
Nepal's Maoists in talks to form govt

Kilpatrick, Worthy reach impasse on plea deal
Thousands march in Kashmir over slain leader
Turkey: Era of unipolar world is over
Anti Indian demonstration in Kashmir
S Lankan army 'takes rebel base'
Sleiman descusses Lebanon-Syria summit
Five killed in aircraft collision

In Sport:
Edwards Closes Gap on Busch

US likely to recapitalize Fannie, Freddie
What's included in new house stimulus bill?
Qwest, Unions Extend Negotiations Past Deadline
T-Mobile to Offer First Phone With Google Software
Google feeds publishers with new AdSense option
Microsoft to unveil Windows 7 features next month
Signal gripes mount over new iPhone
Two Large Solar Plants Planned in California
NASA Terminates Spacesuit Contract
NASA Looks at Geysers on Saturn Moon
"Pluto Huggers" Fight to Renew Planet Status

The Game:
Studies: videos games can aid students, surgeons
Video - Game Industry Sales Slow In July
NFL swept up in the Madden video game craze
Touch games poised to shake up industry
Epic Games signs deal with Electronic Arts

The Entertainers:
Oscars for Cruz and Woody Allen?
Respects paid to comic Bernie Mac
Next 'Harry Potter' film to be delayed eight months