Originally created 12/13/01

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'Ellen' snags Moore, Asner

Mary Tyler Moore will pop up on Ellen Monday as Ellen DeGeneres' hot-shot aunt Mary, sister to Ellen's country mom, Dot (Cloris Leachman). Ms. Moore and Ms. Leachman co-starred on the late, great Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-77). Joining the reunion: Ed Asner, who will do a cameo. The show airs at 8:30 p.m. on CBS.

Substations offer choices

Dreading long lines at the post office? Consumers with holiday gifts to mail may find shorter waits at two postal substations in Augusta. In addition to handling regular and express mail, the substations sell stamps and money orders. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 to noon Saturdays.

  • Surrey Center Pharmacy, 483 Highland Ave., 738-4558.
  • Talk Time USA, 1631 Gordon Highway, in Southgate shopping center, across from SunTrust Bank, 793-4161.

    Household items to go up for sale

    Oil paintings, furniture, a refrigerator, a washer and dryer, tools, glassware and other items will be sold at an estate sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on Beechwood Drive in Thomson. See Saturday's Classified ads for more details.


    TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actor Dick Van [filtered word] is 76. Actor Christopher Plummer is 72. Singer Ted Nugent is 53. Actress Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me) is 51. Country singer John Anderson is 47.

    YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY: You're very powerful this year. You're compassionate and loving, witty and confident, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Will there still be problems to overcome? You bet. Adversaries who test your skill, courage and dedication? Yep. Will you win? The odds are in your favor.

    Check all the yard sale advertisements online in our classifieds section.

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