Things To Know Monday

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Monday Weather
Hot, but chances improve for rain or thunderstorms.
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Congress Returns; Syria Looms
Congress returns to Washington Monday after a recess and finds a decision on attacking Syria must be made.
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Falcons Falter in First Game
Despite an early 10-point lead, the Atlanta Falcons lost the season opener to rival New Orlenas 23-17 and now prepares for St. Louis next Sunday.
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'Slum' Vote in City Committee
Going for approval Monday by an Augusta city committee is the official designation as a “slum area” of 594 downtown acres, bounded roughly by 15th and Reynolds streets, Gordon Highway and Walton Way. Such a designation will bring some money to projects within.
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Serena Supreme
Serena Williams reacts after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, during the women's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament.
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Investing in Health Care
NEW YORK — You already can invest your retirement money and your kid's college savings on Wall Street. Next on the list: your health care. A growing number of employees are required by companies to set up special savings accounts to cover part of their medical bills. Over time, they are also encouraged to invest a portion of it in stocks, bonds or a mutual fund, just like they do with a 401(k) or IRA.
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Traffic Watch
Look for delays on Richmond Richmond Hill Road between Bungalow Rd and Richmond Hill Road West. Sewer line work means traffic will be maintained using flagmen.
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Cat Falls 11 Stories
JUNEAU, Alaska — A house cat in Alaska learned the hard way not to chase mosquitoes after following one out a window and falling 11 stories. The 2-year-old cat, named Wasabi, survived but suffered a fractured leg and broken bones.

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