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Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just ‘a blip’

4 hours 16 min ago

If the shutdown lasts just days or even a couple of weeks, the robust stock market that President Donald Trump has boasted about probably will emerge unscathed. A longer impasse, economists say, could rattle consumer and investor confidence, pulling stocks lower and dragging down the economy.

U.S. marches for women’s rights slam Trump, encourage voting

5 hours 26 min ago

LOS ANGELES — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump’s views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women’s rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:17pm

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Hampton women run away with win over SSU

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:51pm

Right now, Savannah State women’s basketball head coach Cedric Baker has to work with what he has.

Savannah State makes clutch free throws, steal to preserve win over Hampton 103-101

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:45pm

Savannah State men’s basketball head coach Horace Broadnax didn’t let his players hang their heads in the clouds for very long after his Tigers beat MEAC powerhouse Hampton for the first time since 2014.

Vox Populi: ‘Moving the big Great Dane dog to Indiana is an insult to Savannah.’

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:32pm

“So Jane Fishman was totally on the mark — like she took the words right out of my mouth. Way to go, Jane.”

BiS in brief: RiteAid donation, Xfinity accepts owner devices, new delivery service

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:32pm

Xfinity Mobile allows you to bring own device

Jane Fishman: Make those plans, make those calls

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:31pm

In the rush of December, who has time to make any resolutions? We’re doing well if we don’t tell the same story twice to the same person at different gatherings, if we remember someone’s name 10 minutes after we hear it, if we get through the holidays without some major breakdown, if we can keep the days straight. Just this year I heard the term Christmas Eve Eve for the first time. Now it all makes sense.

Prayer for Peace and tree-planting ceremony held in Savannah

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:36pm

Prayer for Peace and tree-planting ceremony held in Savannah

Hundreds rally during second Women’s March in Savannah

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:35pm

Choruses of “This is What Democracy Looks Like” could be heard throughout the downtown district as people marched down Bull Street during Savannah’s second Women’s Solidarity March on Saturday.

SavArtScene: ‘Sea Islands Series’ by Carrie Mae Weems makes regional debut at Jepson

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:34pm

Opening Jan. 26 at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center is an exhibition by one of the most celebrated and influential contemporary artists, Carrie Mae Weems.

Savannah turns out to celebrate Trump’s first year in office

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:22pm

Within hours of Donald Trump delving into his second year in the Oval Office, Savannahians turned out at Ellis Square to celebrate the 45th president of the United States of America’s first 365 days.

Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 4:07pm

Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it’s people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running.

City Talk: ‘Location efficiency’ should be considered along with housing costs

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:42pm

Several recent City Talk columns have focused on the increasing need for affordable housing in the Savannah metro area, especially in neighborhoods that are close to jobs and a variety of transportation options.

Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:04pm

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — They are safe for now and, according to authorities, they are relieved.

U.S. flu season gets worse, has ‘lot more steam’ than expected

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:03pm

NEW YORK — The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse.

Pence says troops should not have to worry about shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:02pm

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fourth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times” in his heart.

4 pressing questions ahead of Tuesday’s Oscar nominations

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:11pm

NEW YORK — Oscar nominations balloting might be finished but Hollywood’s “Me Too” moment has kept right on going.

Government shutdown limits access to Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:07am

Due to the lapse in government funding, ongoing bridge construction, and safety issues stemming from storm recovery efforts, Fort Pulaski and Cockspur Island are closed to the public.

Official: Plan to exclude Florida from drilling isn’t final

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action, an Interior Department official said Friday in a statement that Democrats said contradicted a high-profile announcement by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.