Originally created 03/18/03

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WHAT'S NEW

Wireless phones to help charities

The National HopeLine program is collecting used wireless phones that will be distributed to Safe Homes, Cumbee Center and the Salvation Army for emergency use.

Donations will be accepted through March at any Georgia Bank & Trust location, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, Solvay Advanced Polymers, all Cellular One stores and the WJBF News Channel 6 studios.

TV TONIGHT

Film looks at North Korea

Welcome to North Korea gives an inside look to this mysterious country, where natives give blind allegiance to their rulers and are not allowed to interact with tourists unless they are tour guides. The documentary airs at 7:30 on Cinemax.

BIRTHDAYS

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actor Peter Graves is 77. Author George Plimpton is 76. Composer John Kander (Chicago) is 76. Author John Updike is 71. Country singer Charley Pride is 65. Singer Wilson Pickett is 62. Singer Irene Cara is 44. Keyboardist Scott Saunders (Sons of the Desert) is 39. Guitarist Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) is 37. Rapper-actress Queen Latifah is 33. Singer Devin Lima (LFO) is 26.

YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY: Work on any rough spots this year so that your partnership is strong and healthy. Once that's established (which it may already be), you can start making more home improvements. Work all the angles to get the best deal on every investment. Make it fun.

REACH US

Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or ecline@augustachronicle.com.