Early Jewish settlers highlighted in history project, exhibit

Early Jewish settlers highlighted in history project, exhibit
SANTA FE, N.M. -- The carved inscription over the main doors of the Roman Catholic St. Francis Cathedral contains the four consonants of the ancient name for God - in Hebrew.

Gore Vidal still a gadfly at 77
LOS ANGELES -- You might think that Gore Vidal, the novelist, playwright, essayist, congressional candidate, TV personality and all-around American gadfly, would be mellowing at age 77.

Photographer focuses on the 'forgotten ones'

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MoMA presents German artist who portrayed turbulent era

MoMA presents German artist who portrayed turbulent era
NEW YORK -- Max Beckmann's allegorical masterpiece, "The Night," depicts a scene of almost indescribable brutality: a couple lynched in a crowded room by a pipe-smoking intellectual and two thugs.

Gore Vidal still a gadfly at 77

Photographer focuses on the 'forgotten ones'
NEW YORK -- An optometrist by trade, Milton Rogovin built a life's work by looking through a lens at people who were invisible to others.

Murray, Carter enter Baseball Hall of Fame
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Eddie Murray asked for the chant, and it came in waves.

Murray, Carter enter Baseball Hall of Fame

Bob Uecker elicits boisterous laughter with Hall speech

Hall of Fame broadcaster to retire
NEW YORK -- Bob Murphy, a New York Mets broadcaster since the team's inception in 1962, announced Sunday he will retire at the end of the season.

Hall of Fame broadcaster to retire

Bob Uecker elicits boisterous laughter with Hall speech
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Bob Uecker played only six unremarkable years as a catcher in the major leagues, but his blend of quick wit and homespun wisdom has since made him a star in movies, on TV shows and in beer commercials - and it's turned him into a cultural icon.

Murray, Carter to enter Hall

Murray, Carter to enter Hall
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Outwardly, they couldn't have been more different: Eddie Murray, the silent slugger, and Gary Carter, the nonstop-talking and smiling "Kid."

Security system makes life more complicated

Sheffield, Braves rock expos
MONTREAL - If you hit Gary Sheffield in the leg with a pitch, and then he proceeds to stare menacingly at you while walking down the first-base line, maybe it's best to pack your belongings, abandon the mound and take a seat in the clubhouse.

Giles doubles his pleasure with record
MONTREAL - After his four-hit performance Friday matched a personal-best, Braves second baseman Marcus Giles raised the stakes on Sunday.

Braves' notebook
MONTREAL - Lost in Atlanta's wild extra-inning 9-8 loss to the Expos on Friday night was Braves starter Horacio Ramirez's performance.

Big bats can't rescue Braves

Expos rally to beat Braves

Giles doubles his pleasure with record

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Expos rally to beat Braves
MONTREAL -- Even without Jose Vidro and Vladimir Guerrero in the lineup, the Montreal Expos were confident they could come back once again against one of the majors' toughest teams.

Sheffield, Braves rock expos

Garber put end to Rose's 44-game streak
ATLANTA - If Gene Garber had to do it over again, he'd throw Pete Rose another changeup.

Garber put end to Rose's 44-game streak

Big bats can't rescue Braves
MONTREAL - Once again, a seemingly comfortable lead through five innings did not yield an Atlanta Braves win.

On the move
SouthTrust Bank announced the promotion of Nicole Parsons, manager of the Belair Road Financial Center, to vice president. She joined the bank in 2001 and previously managed the Riverfront Center office.

Business calendar
Tuesday: Edward Jones recruiting broadcast; program will provide an overview of career opportunities; 6:30 p.m.; 3635 Walton Way Ext.; call Sherri Daniel at 736-6252.

Dial-up providers offer speedy service
NEW YORK -- Katie Williams used to drum on her desk while surfing Web sites on crafts, waiting for images to creep through her modem.

Company keeps its secrets with government projects
SAN DIEGO - The signature understatement is vintage J. Robert Beyster as he mounts the podium for his annual address on a company whose low profile belies its enormous role in national security.

SBA loans get entrepreneurs on their feet
Quick access to credit is the lifeblood of every business. Without funds, start-ups would arrive stillborn and conglomerates would choke and die.

Company keeps its secrets with government projects

Water costs, drought spur businesses to conserve
DENVER -- An Intel Corp. engineer was in an airport restroom when he noticed something he thought might help the chip maker save water at its Colorado Springs plant: waterless urinals.

Pocket change
Employer Spotlight: Bechtel Savannah River Inc.

Dial-up providers offer speedy service

Business brochure should command attention

Pocket change

Business brochure should command attention
I recently received a brochure from a company that specializes in assisting small businesses with marketing, including the development of brochures. In the brochure, the word marketing was spelled "markeating."

SBA loans get entrepreneurs on their feet

Water costs, drought spur businesses to conserve

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College football notebook
When Clemson coach Tommy Bowden said his offense would feature more power formations in 2003, it raised a few eyebrows in Athens, Ga.

College football notebook

Body identified as Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy

No ID yet of remains; search for more evidence

Abuse report shocks
For 60 years, between 1940 and 2000, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston was turned into what amounts to a branch of the North American Man Boy Love Association.

Connect the dots
There are three things to be said about the just-released final report of Congress' inquiry into the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Remember 'forgotten' G.I.s
What little that modern Americans know about the Korean War probably is what they see on reruns of the popular 1970s M*A*S*H television series. For most, it is largely a forgotten military event bracketed between the glory of World War II and the shame of the Vietnam War.

Abuse report shocks

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We stand with you

Remember 'forgotten' G.I.s

We stand with you
Imagine you had a pair of infrared goggles - but instead of helping you see heat-producing objects, they illuminated people who have great amounts of enthusiasm.

Five questions with Rocco Dispirito
NEW YORK -- Talk about turning up the heat: Rocco DiSpirito, a member of Manhattan's club of handsome, talented and media-savvy young chefs, invited cameras to capture the chaos that surrounds the opening of a restaurant.

Lara Croft remains an iconic enigma
LOS ANGELES -- Lara Croft, the ponytailed adventurer with the bombshell figure and short-shorts strapped with 9mm handguns, is too busy for love.

Top 20 Concert Tours
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

Don't dump bonds completely, experts say

Saving 10 percent of your income doesn't have to be hard
Q: I often hear that Americans save very little money and I fear I might be one of them. How can I tell if I'm putting enough into reserve?

Lawyer: investors still not safe from Wall Street abuses
NEW YORK -- As Wall Street contends with lawsuits brought by investors who suffered massive stock market losses in recent years, perhaps no name is more prominent than the law firm Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP.

Study finds investors who try to time market end up losing
NEW YORK -- As Wall Street attempts a comeback, mutual fund investors who hope to make gains by trying to time the market might want to rethink this strategy - or face some heavy losses.

Study finds investors who try to time market end up losing

Graduates can lower loan costs

Lawyer: investors still not safe from Wall Street abuses

Don't dump bonds completely, experts say
Q: I keep hearing that bond prices can only decline now that interest rates have pretty much hit bottom. I realize it's important to maintain a diversified portfolio, but isn't the best bet to sell my bond investments rather than hold on to a losing prospect?

Graduates can lower loan costs
NEW YORK - Jason Manning received his masters in education degree last month, but he's already gotten a welcome reprieve in repaying his $35,000 student-loan debt - his monthly payments are being cut in half, to $150 from $300.

Augusta needs to honor legends
There needs to be an Augusta Sports Hall of Fame, a museum to be opened somewhere downtown to honor our city's rich athletic tradition.

GreenJackets tame Waves
Pitching, offense and defense came together as the Augusta GreenJackets defeated the South Georgia Waves 4-2 on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

Around the horn
Charleston RiverDogs shortstop B.J. Upton, the second overall pick in the 2002 draft, went 12-for-26 with 10 runs, three doubles one home run, four stolen bases and and eight RBI.

Forest Hills, Jones Creek perform updates on greens

GHO a bookend win for Jacobsen
CROMWELL, Conn. -- Peter Jacobsen shot a 3-under par 67 on Sunday for a two-stroke win at the Greater Hartford Open, his first PGA Tour title in eight years.

Forest Hills, Jones Creek perform updates on greens
All is quiet inside the clubhouse at Forest Hills Golf Club these days. Instead of the normal stream of golfers, the only person inside is Kathy Smith, the club secretary.

Watson beats Mason in playoff at Senior British Open
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Tom Watson credited more than his putter for his victory at the Senior British Open.

Boros wins Dayton Open by three strokes
CENTERVILLE, Ohio -- Guy Boros birdied six of his first nine holes and shot a 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Nationwide Tour's Dayton Open by three strokes.

GHO a bookend win for Jacobsen

Campbell beats Bjorn and Hedblom in playoff

Boros wins Dayton Open by three strokes

Golf roundup

Golf roundup
EVIAN, France - Juli Inkster set a tournament record in winning the Evian Masters on Saturday, closing with 7-under-par 65 for a six-stroke victory over South Korea's Hee-Won Han.

Campbell beats Bjorn and Hedblom in playoff
PORTMARNOCK, Ireland -- Michael Campbell made a 1-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Sunday to beat Thomas Bjorn and Peter Hedblom and win the Irish Open.

Watson beats Mason in playoff at Senior British Open

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Augusta needs to honor legends

Security system makes life more complicated
My wife had to have a security system. She worried about home invasions, gun-toting burglars and drive-by terrorists.

Entertainer Bob Hope dead at 100
LOS ANGELES -- Bob Hope, ski-nosed master of the one-liner and favorite comedian of servicemen and presidents alike, has died, less than two months after turning 100.

U.S. not only nation that has sinned

U.S. not only nation that has sinned
This is in response to Tim Fellows' July 14 letter, "Court can't prevent disastrous acts of God." I don't agree with everything the Supreme Court says and does. Neither do I agree with the cavalier attitude of Mr. Fellows. Bobby Renew, Harlem, Ga.

Horrible act created a strong nation

Project Safe Streets to come to Augusta

Project Safe Streets to come to Augusta
What a difference a president makes. I read with great satisfaction that Professor Bill Reese of Augusta State University will be overseeing a local edition of Project Safe Streets. This obvious approach to the reduction of violent crime is long overdue. Phillip Williams, Augusta

Republicans are to blame for America's failing economy
The U.S. economy is in the toilet, and it is apparent that the Republican-controlled Congress' mismanagement of the economy is largely responsible. Amanda Roe Lang, Augusta

Trustee board works to heal church
Regarding The Augusta Chronicle's July 16 Metro story, "Trustees elect new leadership": There was a very important factual error in the piece. Trustees of First Baptist Church do not have, nor have they ever had, the power to elect new church leaders. Trustees did not and could not "name" anyone the moderator or vice moderator. Marianne Kerr, Evans, Ga.

Supports president's action in Iraq
In his July 13 letter, "President Bush deserves punishment for WMD deception," Lowell Greenbaum alleges that President George W. Bush has committed "myriad deceptions" and suggests that he deserves to be impeached. Perhaps this distrust of our government leadership stems from the serial lies and deceit of former President Bill Clinton's "most ethical administration in history." Paul A. Hines, Aiken, S.C.

Republicans are to blame for America's failing economy

Horrible act created a strong nation
It is a crime against humanity when a being created in the image of God is enslaved to another. But, let us not forget that it was African enslavers who captured and sold their own brothers and sisters into slavery. James Sherrill, Evans, Ga.

Supports president's action in Iraq

United States should bring troops home from Iraq now
We are finally becoming aware that our troops have put their hands into an Iraqi wasp nest and are shocked to find that they are being stung - hard. The longer we are there, the more they will sting. Allan Levene, Augusta

Applauds coliseum authority's re-hire
The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority has made a great short-term move, and I applaud Joe Scott for finally showing leadership. The hiring of Larry Rogers is an excellent move based on what I have read about his past civic center leadership and common-sense management approach. I am hoping that Mr. Rogers will exemplify good management, and I ask everyone to give him at the least two years to show minimal progress. Charlie Hannah, Augusta

Peace talks bring tourists back to Kashmir

Flat laptop battery lets you compute during blackouts

Twin sisters are perfectly at home in side-by-side townhouses

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Men aren't always the ones who pop the question

Emerging crash-avoidance systems. Will drivers want them?

For spending-slashing states, less paper and more Internet

For spending-slashing states, less paper and more Internet
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Jean Leonatti has just 20 paper copies left of the "Missouri Guide for Seniors," a catalog of available financial aid, health care and other services.

Home front
Take advantage of cool, air-conditioned areas. Get out and go to the movies or do some window shopping at the mall.

Twin sisters are perfectly at home in side-by-side townhouses
Since Madeline O'Neal moved in next door three years ago, twin sister Allene Rayle feels like she has two places.<

Men aren't always the ones who pop the question
Some women aren't prepared to wait around for the hearts, flowers and diamond. They pop the question themselves.

Peace talks bring tourists back to Kashmir
SRINAGAR, India - The lines to take cable-car rides to a Himalayan snow field are long. Every viewpoint on the forested mountain roads is full of camera-clicking picnickers. And resorts, hotels and houseboats are overbooked with visitors.

Emerging crash-avoidance systems. Will drivers want them?
DETROIT -- A small camera atop the rearview mirror zeroes in on the car ahead and the video appears on a monitor embedded in the dashboard, where you might expect to find a radio.

In the know
Now that a book and a movie have made him famous again, A&E's The True Story of Seabiscuit at 9 p.m. takes another look at 1938's Horse of the Year. Though largely forgotten until recently, Seabiscuit was hugely popular in his time. Radio broadcasts of his races are said to have drawn as many as 40 million listeners. William H. Macy, who costars with Tobey Maguire in the film that debuted Friday, narrates.

Flat laptop battery lets you compute during blackouts
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Batteries are important in this country, where blackouts disturb the peace as often as ambulance sirens and the variety of electrical outlets challenges the flavors at the ice cream shop.

Family's 87-year chain letter tradition wins reunion trip
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The fat manilla envelope arrives in Doug Pletcher's mailbox every year, stuffed with letters and photographs from uncles and cousins of some 24 branches of his family tree scattered from Florida to California.

Kid of the day

Across the southeast

Return of rebel symbol rouses debate
Thirty years ago, some Edgefield County residents protested the Old South symbols that permeated Strom Thurmond High School - the charging Rebel mascot, the incessant display of the Confederate battle banner at school functions and the rallying song of Dixie, struck up by the school band after every touchdown at football games.

Area firefighters relax at station
Members of Engine Company 9, part of a battalion within the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, swore they had a device called the molecular beauty enhancer.

Airport director spurns vehicle decal
The latest news to land at Augusta Regional Airport: Airport Director Ken Kraemer has been putting off adding a decal to his city-paid-for Eddie Bauer edition Ford Explorer because the blue-and-white airport logo clashes with his green sport utility vehicle.

Across Georgia
BRUNSWICK -The Brunswick and Glynn County police departments want to combine their forces.

Prisons try to do more with less
PELZER, S.C. - It's lunchtime at the Perry Correctional Institute, where more than 150 prisoners - from killers and sex offenders to con artists and deadbeats - file into the cafeteria for sandwiches and slaw in the oppressive summer heat.

Family's 87-year chain letter tradition wins reunion trip

Director says S. Carolina needs new type of prison
The late Gov. Lester Maddox once said, "What Georgia needs is a better class of prisoners."

Across the area

July Fest attracts more than 1,000 hip-hop fans
AIKEN - Saturday was about stomping, clapping, rapping and dancing for the more than 1,000 people who attended the 16th annual July Fest at the Aiken Jaycees Fairgrounds.

Kid of the day
Eric Antwan Farmer of Augusta is today's kid of the day.

Police search for suspect in car assault
Augusta authorities are searching for a woman who they said rammed a car into a man carrying a 5-month-old baby Saturday morning.

Across the area
A gun belonging to a Dade County, Fla., sheriff's deputy was stolen from her hotel room on Washington Road.

Veterans recall 'forgotten war'

Martinez man gathers clues to fight fraud
Hans Gidion's tools include a microscope and a large magnifying glass.

Across Georgia

Across South Carolina

Man recalls being hurt in bombing at Olympics

News you can use

Return of rebel symbol rouses debate

Martinez man gathers clues to fight fraud

Across South Carolina

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA -Chip Campsen has stepped down as Gov. Mark Sanford's chief policy adviser and is considering a run for the state Senate, Mr. Campsen's wife, Lalla Lee, said Saturday.

Director says S. Carolina needs new type of prison

States battle to lure buyers with tax-free weekends
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Georgia is getting ready for another tax-free holiday next weekend - the same time as South Carolina. Retailers in Georgia will get a daylong head start over competitors in the Palmetto State.

Airport director spurns vehicle decal

Kid of the day
Today's kid of the day is Jazmin Loranzie MacKendree, 2, of Martinez.

July Fest attracts more than 1,000 hip-hop fans

Workers confront cloudy future
AIKEN - Mike Reilly found fulfillment with the training work he did at Savannah River Site through most of the 1990s. It's the anxiety that came with working there that he doesn't miss.

MCG diabetes study includes babies

Across South Carolina
ANDERSON -A former Upstate senator has been charged with punching a 9-year-old autistic boy, Anderson police said.

Prisons try to do more with less

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Area firefighters relax at station

Camp for diabetic children offers independence, fun
Camp Juliet, held at Camp Daniel Marshall near Lincolnton, Ga., doesn't seem different from any other summer camp, and it shouldn't.

Kid of the day

Workers confront cloudy future

Across the area

Entertainer Bob Hope dead at 100

States battle to lure buyers with tax-free weekends

School board waits for results

Perdue gathers corporate team

Quotas' end deals blow to textiles

News you can use

Camp for diabetic children offers independence, fun

News you can use
JULY 28, 1943 Of approximately 40 Augusta liquor stores checked Monday and Tuesday by Office of Price Administration investigators, only one was found to be selling at ceiling prices, Perry Brannon, chief district attorney for OPA, announced last night.

Across the area
A slow-moving tropical depression caused flash flooding in two counties south of Augusta on Saturday, helped by above-normal soil moisture and earlier rainfall.

Police search for suspect in car assault

Across Georgia
PERRY, Ga. -The State Board of Medical Examiners has suspended the license of a doctor who has been charged in the drug overdose of a Jesup man.

Quotas' end deals blow to textiles
AIKEN - The bust that is already starting to deflate the American textile industry is markedly different from the wave of mill closures that devastated small towns across the South in the 1980s, industry experts said.

Budget woes might bring property sale

Across the southeast
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -A motor boat rammed the side of a pontoon boat carrying eight children and three adults, killing a woman and her 2-year-old daughter.

Veterans recall 'forgotten war'
Unlike most other wars, the Korean War never had a clear-cut end with a victory parade.

School board waits for results
Columbia County school officials are uncertain which schools will offer pupils the choice of moving to another school this year.

News you can use
JULY 27, 1953 Augustans last night received the news of the signing of the armistice in Korea with mixed emotions. There was no demonstration on the streets, but in the homes throughout the county, there was joy that the war had ended.

Budget woes might bring property sale
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Some state legislators say it is time to consider selling state surplus property and act on elements of a largely ignored state audit report.

MCG diabetes study includes babies
It begins subtly in the cells but eventually builds to an attack that destroys a child's ability to make insulin years later. Jin-Xiong She is hoping a study will pinpoint who is likely to develop type 1 diabetes and eventually show him how to prevent it. Thousands of Georgia children will be enlisted to help.

Rants and Raves
THIS IS A RANT for all the kids today, regardless of what race, who find it cool to be a gangster or a thug. That lifestyle will give them a future that involves biggie-size fries because they're not gonna make it in America if they're trying to be as bad as they want to be.

Man recalls being hurt in bombing at Olympics
Donnie Smith recalls Friday, July 27, 1996, as a hot, muggy evening, the state trooper's 17th-consecutive day of work before and during the Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Want to play in the Masters? Just win a major
There are countless ways to rate the remarkable victory by Ben Curtis in the British Open. Using a major championship victory to earn your first invitation to the Masters Tournament is a clear defining measure.

'Spy Kids' adds a dimension as sequel revives 3-D flicks

Chris Cooper gives 'Seabiscuit' the silent treatment
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Chris Cooper fills one of the thousands of empty seats at the Santa Anita race track, lights a cigarette and doesn't hurry to say anything.

Chris Cooper gives 'Seabiscuit' the silent treatment

'Spy Kids' adds a dimension as sequel revives 3-D flicks
SPICEWOOD, Texas -- Time to put on your cardboard glasses with the red-and-blue cellophane and dodge images leaping off the theater screen.

Pimps: The new 'gangstas' of rap
NEW YORK -- Ten years ago, it seemed as if every rapper wanted to be a gangsta. Now, everyone wants to be a pimp.

Pimps: The new 'gangstas' of rap

Don McLean still thankful for his piece of the American Pie

Don McLean still thankful for his piece of the American Pie
LOS ANGELES -- Thirty-two years after sealing his fate forever with one amazingly catchy 8 1/2 -minute tune, Don McLean is gingerly asked the question once again:

Original Duran Duran lineup performing after 18-year break
LOS ANGELES -- The members of British pop group Duran Duran were barely out of their teens in the early 1980s when their glossy music videos and danceable hits like "Hungry Like The Wolf" ruled the airwaves and MTV.

Original Duran Duran lineup performing after 18-year break

Kenseth's big lead no real secret
LONG POND, Pa. - Although he has just one victory this season, Matt Kenseth holds an astonishing 234-point lead in the NASCAR Winston Cup standings.

Newman, Johnson drivers to beat at Pocono
LONG POND, Pa. - Ryan Newman and Jimmie Johnson got their front-row starting positions with speed and power. They might have to slow down to win today at Pocono Raceway.

Barron wins Firestone Indy 400

Newman wins at Pocono

Kenseth's big lead no real secret

Taylor wins fifth race at Michigan 100
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Rookie Mark Taylor won the Michigan 100 on Sunday and set Infiniti Pro Series records with his third straight win and fifth victory of the season.

Tracy turns Vancouver race into rout

Wimmer, Gaughin win in wild races
FOUNTAIN, Colo. - Scott Wimmer won the NASCAR Busch 250 at Pikes Peak International Raceway on Saturday in a race that saw a track record 15 lead changes.

Wimmer, Gaughin win in wild races

Newman, Johnson drivers to beat at Pocono

Newman wins at Pocono
LONG POND, Pa. -- Ryan Newman earned a degree in engineering solving problems not a whole lot different from the assignment he was handed Sunday.

Barron wins Firestone Indy 400
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Alex Barron passed Sam Hornish Jr. coming out of the final turn to win the Firestone 400 on Sunday with the fastest average speed in Indy Racing League history, 180.916 mph.

Tracy turns Vancouver race into rout
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Nobody complained about Paul Tracy blocking the track in the Vancouver Molson Indy on Sunday. They couldn't get close enough to the runaway winner.

Liberian president declares welcome for peacekeepers

Liberian president declares welcome for peacekeepers
MONROVIA, Liberia -- President Charles Taylor urged international peacekeepers Saturday to hurry to Liberia and renewed pledges to step down when they arrive, as shelling brought new carnage to the capital's trapped people.

Murky images of Bryant's accuser

Murky images of Bryant's accuser
Kobe Bryant's accuser remains anonymous, her identity protected as an alleged sexual assault victim, her voice not heard to tell her side of the story. Details of her life, coming from friends and police reports and cast in the half-light of reflected celebrity, create an enigmatic image.

No ID yet of remains; search for more evidence
WACO, Texas -- Investigators collected evidence Sunday in a field where they found a decomposed body, not far from where they were searching for missing Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy.

Body identified as Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy
WACO, Texas -- Medical examiners on Sunday identified a body found in chest-high weeds near Waco as that of Baylor University basketball player Patrick Dennehy, who had been missing since June 19.

Keith Brooking: Throwback to a bygone era

Falcons' notebook

Nelson plays catch-up after missing first day of Panthers camp

Key issues for the Atlanta Falcons

Keith Brooking: Falcon's throwback to a bygone era

Grant gives Josey High School tour of camp

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Phelps breaks fifth world record at championships

Vargas a big winner in return to boxing

Armstrong beats Ullrich in time trial to lock up fifth straight Tour title

Area sports announcements

Overtime

Lance Armstrong wins record-tying fifth Tour de France title

Overtime

Motorcycle racer has career renaissance

Motorcycle racer has career renaissance
Mother Nature gave Noot Irvin just enough time Sunday to show his home crowd what he can do, as he finished third in the 453 class of the rain-delayed AMA Pro Flat Track series races at Gordon Park Speedway.

Lance Armstrong wins record-tying fifth Tour de France title
PARIS -- Never did his reign look so uncertain. Never did he savor a victory quite like this one.

Vargas a big winner in return to boxing
LOS ANGELES -- Fernando Vargas has a new style and a new attitude - and both were evident in his return to the ring.

Area sports announcements
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Overtime
Andy Roddick pounded 16 aces with a serve that reached 135 mph and beat Paradorn Srichaphan 7-6 (2), 6-4 to win the RCA Championships on Sunday.

Armstrong beats Ullrich in time trial to lock up fifth straight Tour title
NANTES, France -- Lance Armstrong climbed the podium to receive a bouquet of flowers and the fresh yellow jersey signifying his overall lead in the Tour de France with just one stage left.

Overtime
The Augusta Rowing Club's No. 1 boat easily won the second race of the lightweight men's quadruple sculls Saturday to sweep the finals of the world championship trials and qualify for the main event in August.

Phelps breaks fifth world record at championships
BARCELONA, Spain -- Michael Phelps surpassed Mark Spitz for most individual world records set at a meet by breaking his own mark for the 400-meter individual medley Sunday at the World Swimming Championships.

Fish tale
Melissa Erickson, 14, of Martinez, hauled in a pile of sportfish during a weekend outing to Savannah, but her best catch - a 16-pound grouper - was by far her most memorable.

New study has dove enthusiasts finding salvation

Fish tale

Outdoors calendar

New study has dove enthusiasts finding salvation
THOMSON - Each autumn, 5 million hunters across the United States harvest an estimated 52 million mourning doves - yet little is known about their migratory habits.

Outdoors calendar
NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

Dogs and deer forced to mix differently
Skirmishes between deer dog groups and adjacent landowners are as old as the tradition of chasing deer with hounds.

Perdue gathers corporate team
ATLANTA - The team Gov. Sonny Perdue assembled to run the state's first Republican administration in 120 years doesn't have a lot of government experience, and that suits the new governor just fine.

Keith Brooking: Falcon's throwback to a bygone era
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Keith Brooking never saw Dick Butkus play, but he's a big fan of the Hall of Fame linebacker.

Falcons' notebook
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Atlanta Falcons coaches and front office personnel winced Saturday morning as Keith Brooking took exception to Kynan Forney's practice habits.

Nelson plays catch-up after missing first day of Panthers camp
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Carolina Panthers guard Bruce Nelson spent Sunday playing catch-up at training camp.

Peete has few worries over starting spot in Carolina
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Rodney Peete wears Hollywood-cool sunglasses and flashes a friendly grin. He carries himself like a quarterback with few worries.

Keith Brooking: Throwback to a bygone era
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Keith Brooking never saw Dick Butkus play, but he's a big fan of the Hall of Fame linebacker.

Grant gives Josey High School tour of camp
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Carolina Panthers safety Deon Grant had some special guests Saturday at the first day of training camp: The current team from alma mater Josey High School in Augusta.

Key issues for the Atlanta Falcons
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A look at the key issues facing the Atlanta Falcons in training camp at Furman University:

Dogs and deer forced to mix differently

Want to play in the Masters? Just win a major

'Futurama' may be ending, but its past is prelude to a funny future

'Futurama' may be ending, but its past is prelude to a funny future
NEW YORK -- A prediction: Viewers eons from now will give "Futurama" the credit it deserves today.

TV lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead

TV lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead
Sometimes a series on a cable channel plays so well it makes you wonder how the major broadcast networks let it get away.

Banzai! Something wildly different for television this summer

Banzai! Something wildly different for television this summer
NEW YORK -- Just when this summer's TV shows were about to make you doze off ...

Five questions with Rocco Dispirito

Lara Croft remains an iconic enigma

Some see Adams-Dooley quarrel hitting politics
University of Georgia fan Billy Powell says the Bulldog Nation wants somebody's hide over the smoldering Vince Dooley controversy.