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Arson blamed in two local fires

Augusta firefighters put out two house fires that were the result of arson this weekend.

07/19/09 - 5:43pm

Gasoline prices continue drop

The national average price for regular gasoline has dropped for 28 consecutive days, AAA Auto Club South said in its weekly fuel report today.

07/19/09 - 8:05pm

British Open: Cink wins playoff

Stewart Cink defeated Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff at Turnberry to claim his first major title.

07/19/09 - 6:29pm

Missing Georgia aircraft found

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A tour helicopter aiding in the search for an airplane missing on a flight from Georgia has discovered wreckage on a North Carolina mountainside.

07/19/09 - 7:48pm

Michaux blog: Go get 'em, Watson

Sports columnist Scott Michaux's latest blog: You do this sports writing business and speak with enough legends long enough, you start to take things...

07/19/09 - 9:14am

Low breaks record for the date

The temperature at Bush Field dropped to 58 degrees this morning, breaking a 22-year-old record for today's date.

07/19/09 - 7:15pm

Temperature could approach record low

The National Weather Service is forecasting a low of 61 for the early hours of Sunday, approaching a record set 22 years ago. The record low for July 19 is 60, set in 1987,said meteorologist Leonard Vaughan. “We will be pretty close,” he said. “Having temperatures in the lower 60s i...

07/18/09 - 7:28pm

6 slain in Tenn., Ala.; suspect in custody

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. – Five people were found slain in two homes in southern Tennessee Saturday, some of whom were related, and a sixth person at a Huntsville, Ala., business, said authorities who have a suspect in custody. Lincoln County, Tenn., Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said at a news confer...

07/18/09 - 6:17pm

Official: US may create terror interrogation unit

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is considering creating a special unit of professional interrogators to handle high-value terror suspects, a government official said Saturday. The recommendation is expected from a government task force on interrogation methods that plans to send some of ...

07/18/09 - 1:09pm

Armstrong drops to 4th at Tour; spectator dies

BESANCON, France – Lance Armstrong dropped one spot to fourth place at the Tour de France on Saturday, and a woman crossing the road died after being hit by a police motorcycle escorting riders. The accident happened 24 miles into the 124-mile stage from Colmar to Besancon. Tour organizers id...

07/18/09 - 12:30pm

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