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Stricker wins John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. -- Steve Stricker followed one of his best performances with 36 solid holes to win the John Deere Classic by three strokes on Sunday. Stricker, who tied the course record Saturday, fired a 7-under 64 in the final round after starting the day with a third-round 68 to finish at 264 for t...

07/12/09 - 7:38pm

Rockies rally to win over Braves

DENVER - All-Star Brad Hawpe hit a game-ending RBI double and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 on Sunday. Seth Smith set up Hawpe's clutch hit with a one-out single off Luis Valdez (0-1), who was making his major league debut. After Garrett Atkins flied out, Hawpe lin...

07/12/09 - 7:23pm

Ji wins U.S. Women's Open

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Eun Hee Ji of South Korea made a 20-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole, finishing off an even-par 71 to win the U.S. Women's Open. Ji recovered from a double-bogey at the 10th hole and finished at even-par 284 Sunday, outlasting struggling third-round leader Cristie Kerr. Kerr...

07/12/09 - 6:13pm

Boy attacked by dogs remains in critical condition

A 2-year-old Augusta boy who was attacked by dogs on Friday night remained in critical condition today, a spokesworman for Medical College of Georgia Hospital said.

07/12/09 - 5:46pm

Soldier charged with firing shots

An Army soldier stationed at Fort Gordon was arrested after firing a gun outside 1102 Downtown Bar and Grill on Broad Street early this morning, according to authorities.

07/12/09 - 5:07pm

Man arrested for taking belt, underwear

A 19-year-old man from Stone Mountain, Ga., was arrested for trying to steal men’s underwear and a leather belt from Dillard’s at the Augusta Mall on Friday night. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, an officer was working special duty when he saw Edgar Logan E. Luciano ...

07/12/09 - 3:35pm

Atlanta might have to return aid

ATLANTA — Atlanta might have to return millions in federal aid money allocated to help some of the city's poorest communities.

07/12/09 - 2:08pm

Armstrong stays in 3rd as Tour leaves Pyrenees

TARBES, France - Lance Armstrong stayed in third place at the Tour de France on Sunday after a deliberate ride on the last day in the Pyrenees. Pierrick Fedrigo of France sped past a lone rival in a breakaway to win the mountainous ninth stage. Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy held the yellow jersey for ...

07/12/09 - 2:01pm

One killed in boating accident

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — One person was killed and two others had to be rescued when a boat ran into the jetties on Jekyll Creek.

07/12/09 - 1:45pm

Woman reports armed robbery off 15th Street

An Augusta woman told police she was the victim of an armed robbery while walking near the intersection of Essie McIntyre Boulevard and Douglas Street.

07/12/09 - 9:22am

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