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JAMES BROWN CAM: Beginning at 6 tonight, visitors to the James Brown statue can have their photo taken with the grinning Godfather via a cell phone-activated camera. The James Brown cam shoots a snapshot when you dial (706) 92-BROWN. Within 10 minutes, your photo is posted on the Greater Augusta Arts Council's Web site,

WHERE TO GO: The statue is in the median of Broad Street between Eighth and Ninth streets across from Augusta Common. There's a sign there with directions on taking your photo. For information, call the Arts Council at (706) 826-4702.

-- From staff reports