Paris gets new museum with president's imprint
Politics and indigenous art: Paris gets new museum with president's imprint

Paris gets new museum with president's imprint

Twins capture division

The Babe next up for Bonds
SAN FRANCISCO - If records are made to be broken, what about milestones?

Twins capture division
CHICAGO - If the Minnesota Twins couldn't win the AL Central title at home, Chicago was the next-best place for a party.

Expect postseason surprises with 'suspect' pitching staffs
Some baseball teams are built for the long grind of the season, some for a short playoff series.

Baseball notebook
SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds rested Sunday, staying out of the starting lineup in the San Francisco Giants' series finale against the San Diego Padres.

Corporate sponsorships would let money make money

Odds and Ends
NAPOLEON, Ohio - Corey Cook hoped his girlfriend would accept a marriage proposal - no matter how corny it might appear.

Braves defying experts' forecast
ATLANTA - For nearly six months, they have done it with baling wire and mirrors, spare parts and extra heart.

Ortiz, Braves fall to Marlins

Ortiz, Braves fall to Marlins
MIAMI - Last September, Atlanta's Russ Ortiz was being touted as a Cy Young candidate as the National League's only 20-game winner.

Braves defying experts' forecast

Monster pickup makes the Hummer look rather puny
DALLAS - This one could make the Hummer look like a girlie car.

Monster pickup makes the Hummer look rather puny

Summer is season for bonds in market

Delta nears deal on recall

Summer is season for bonds in market
NEW YORK - Bond funds enjoyed a surprisingly strong run this summer, but analysts say their advance had more to do with fear than fundamentals, as weaker-than-expected economic data and terrorism concerns made investors uneasy about equities.

Delta nears deal on recall
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc.'s pilots union agreed Monday to allow the struggling carrier to recall retired pilots on a limited basis to help prevent the grounding of flights because of staff shortages.

Company pleads for higher rates
ATLANTA - Georgia Power Co. executives spent hours Monday fielding questions about the utility company's expenses in the first day of hearings that will determine whether customers see higher electricity bills next year.

Many companies reduce unemployment benefits
Losing your job is bad. Losing your job and not getting unemployment benefits from the state is worse.

Officials face censure after bad call against the Gators

Officials face censure after bad call against the Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The officiating crew involved in Saturday night's Florida-Tennessee game made a mistake when it stopped the clock after assessing a late-game penalty against Florida receiver Dallas Baker and will be reprimanded, the Southeastern Conference said Sunday.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Gamecocks find connection

Monday Morning Quarterback: Gamecocks find connection
A look back and ahead at the Atlantic Coast Conference , Southeastern Conference and the rest of the country.

Auburn proves it's a contender an SEC contender
AUBURN, Ala. - All of a sudden, the expectations are soaring again for No. 9 Auburn.

Deadly verdicts deserved
Residents in our two-state area who like to see justice done should be pleased by rulings handed down by the supreme courts of Georgia and South Carolina. They each upheld capital punishment convictions of two men whose grisly crimes stunned and saddened communities on both sides of the river.

Don't wait: Clear the air
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine says teenagers living in high-smog areas have their lung growth impeded, and exhibit lower lung function than their peers in low-smog areas.

Rather, the Nixon clone
Dan Rather first gained TV fame more than 30 years ago as the CBS White House correspondent who asked hard-hitting questions about Watergate, and even had some sharp exchanges with President Richard Nixon.

Don't wait: Clear the air

Putin's Patriot Act
Russia's tragic experience over the past month - 430 people killed in terrorist attacks, including 330 in the bloody end to the school siege in Beslan - demonstrates that softness and sensitivity toward radical Islam gets you nowhere.

Putin's Patriot Act

Deadly verdicts deserved

Rather, the Nixon clone

Britney Spears marries fiance in surprise LA ceremony
LOS ANGELES - Pop singer Britney Spears married her fiance, dancer Kevin Federline, in a surprise ceremony, her record label said Sunday.

People in the news
SHANGHAI, China - A word of advice from Elton John to up-and-coming musicians: Pay your dues.

Events for the week ahead
I have always heard that the best place to experience the autumnal equinox, which occurs Wednesday, is the Chichen-Itza pyramid in Mexico. Evidently, this relic of the Mayan culture catches the light in a special, and very specific, way as the seasons switch to spring in the Southern Hemisphere and fall north of the equator.

Linda Hamilton reveals she's bipolar in AP interview
WASHINGTON - "Terminator" fans know Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor - tough as nails and out to save the world. But in real life, Hamilton was having trouble saving herself.

Christina Milian wants a Grammy and an Oscar
Pop singers used to be pop singers, and actors used to be actors. Now that the two have become almost interchangeable, Christina Milian can go ahead and chase a Grammy and an Oscar at the same time.

Stocks lower on rising oil prices
NEW YORK - A grim combination of higher oil prices and lowered outlooks from companies including Colgate-Palmolive Co., Unilever PLC and The New York Times Co. sent stocks sliding Monday. Blue chips bore the brunt of the selling.

Franklin Templeton agrees to $5 million fine
BOSTON - Two Franklin Templeton Investments units will pay $5 million to settle a Massachusetts complaint alleging the firm allowed a big hedge fund investor to make inappropriate mutual fund trades.

Franklin Templeton agrees to $5 million fine

No Floridian should be shocked by hurricanes

Few excuses for U.S. Ryder slump

Golf roundup

Euros trash dream team

Bart Bryant records first tour win at Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO - Bart Bryant won his first PGA Tour event Sunday, closing with a 3-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Patrick Sheehan at the Texas Open.

Few excuses for U.S. Ryder slump
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The Americans have run out of explanations, but not excuses.

Ryder Cup notebook
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Even with his singles victory over Paul Casey Sunday, Tiger Woods' overall record in the Ryder Cup remains one of the biggest enigmas in golf.

Bart Bryant records first tour win at Texas Open

Euros trash dream team
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - This one was a Euro-thrashing. There was the briefest glimmer of hope that a miracle on the order of 1999 could be repeated. But a top-heavy singles lineup for the United States failed to set the tone, and Europe dominated that format Sunday at the Oakland Hills Country Club just as it had dominated two days of doubles.

Ryder Cup notebook

Golf roundup
SAN ANTONIO - Bart Bryant won his first PGA Tour event Sunday, closing with 3-under-par 67 for a three-stroke victory over Patrick Sheehan at the Texas Open.

Yellow Jackets win on messy Monday
HOPKINS, S.C. - The threat of an ugly mess from Hurricane Ivan pushed the North Augusta-Lower Richland football game all the way to Monday night.

Tropical Storm Jeanne kills more than 100 in Haiti
GONAIVES, Haiti - Raging floodwaters from Tropical Storm Jeanne killed more than 100 people in Haiti, where roads and fields were still inundated Monday and survivors were taking to rooftops and trees days after the storm passed.

Flooding on Ivan-swollen Delaware and Ohio rivers forces new evacuations
WHEELING, W.Va. - Hundreds of people evacuated their homes Sunday in parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania as rivers and small streams were swollen beyond their banks by the torrential rain dumped by remnants of Hurricane Ivan.

Search continues for Ivan's victims in North Carolina
CULLASAJA, N.C. - Workers used cadaver dogs and heavy equipment Monday to continue searching for four people unaccounted-for amid mounds of debris caused by flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ivan.

Haiti suffers at least 50 deaths in Tropical Storm Jeanne before it pushes out to sea
GONAIVES, Haiti - Tropical Storm Jeanne brought raging floodwaters to Haiti, killing at least 50 people in the battered nation and leaving dozens of Haitian families huddled on rooftops as the storm pushed off into the open seas on Sunday.

Hurricane Karl weakens slightly in Atlantic
MIAMI - Hurricane Karl weakened slightly Monday and remained on a course that would keep it in the open ocean, a threat only to shipping, and Tropical Storm Lisa developed far out in the Atlantic, forecasters said.

Corporate sponsorships would let money make money
What's up with money? It seems like we went for the longest time with few alterations in the coins and paper that make the U.S. economy go 'round.

Phone upgrade shorted out Augusta's 911 service
An electrical short at the Augusta-Richmond County 911 Center caused some callers to hear a recording that said the emergency telephone number had been disconnected this afternoon, officials said.

9-year-old boy struck by truck in south Augusta
A 9-year-old south Augusta boy was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital this morning after he was struck by a pickup truck while waiting for a school bus.

We must keep the great man in office

Tenenbaum dodges the issues
It has been suggested that both Inez Tenenbaum and Jim DeMint have been dodging issues. Nothing could be further from the truth. Only Mrs. Tenenbaum has been hiding from who she really is. She is a former abortion lobbyist who has taken more than $400,000 from EMILY's List, a radical pro-abortion group. But you'd be hard pressed to find anything about her pro-abortion views on her campaign Web site. David Allen, Aiken, S.C.

Use your vote to keep trade free

Edwards is a solid choice for VP
Sen. John Kerry showed excellent judgment in picking his vice-presidential running mate, U.S. Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C. Joseph R. Neal Jr., Augusta

Letter shows liberals' irrationality of thought
Mark Gelbart's letter ("Bush-haters have honorable agenda," Sept. 7) only serves to point out again that liberals do not know how to use a rational thought process when it comes to determining their philosophy. Don Christian Hephzibah

Music brought community together
I attended Russell Joel Brown's Mozart to Motown 3 performance Sept. 10, and I thought it was wonderful. From the opening song, I Can Make the Difference, by the Burke County High School Concert Choir, to the rousing I Need You with the entire cast, I was stirred with emotion. Victoria Barnett, Augusta

Use your vote to keep trade free
It was reported recently that some Georgia congressmen were lobbying to have the headquarters of the Free Trade Area of the Americas placed in Atlanta. Their motivation was the estimated 27,000 jobs and $500 million a year boost for Georgia's economy. Elton T. Booth, North Augusta

Letter shows liberals' irrationality of thought

Tenenbaum dodges the issues

We must keep the great man in office
Vast experience and validated psychiatric studies have proven that unbridled hatred destroys all rational thinking and subsequent actions. This is evident by many recent letters condemning President Bush in a variety of ridiculous, distorted ways. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bill A. Heaton, Augusta

Edwards is a solid choice for VP

Study: Air worse in smoky bars than on smoggy roads

Seniors calendar

Understanding asthma can help lift quality of life

Health and fitness calendar

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists activities and groups of interest to senior citizens. Please call the service agencies for information. To have your activity listed, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augustachronicle. com. Include the name and phone number of a contact person.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Understanding asthma can help lift quality of life
Living with asthma can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be debilitating, physicians say.

Study: Air worse in smoky bars than on smoggy roads
TRENTON, N.J. - Which is more harmful to your health - a smoky bar or a city street filled with diesel truck fumes? Well, you might want to skip your next happy hour.

Across the area

Families, officials say repairs come too late

Salley's police chief does it all

Officials perform autopsy

4-month-old wins scholarship
Excitement was all around Ryan and Melissa Tripp on Sunday.

Phone upgrade shorted out Augusta's 911 service

Beheading hits home for Marietta family
MARIETTA, Ga. - Family friends were seen coming and going from Jack Hensley's house as news spread that a Web site posting claimed one of the American hostages in Iraq was beheaded Monday.

FBI may look into sheriff's actions

5 questions with Vic VanSant

Smile pretty for the camera

Across South Carolina
GREENVILLE - A jury will begin deciding today whether 27-year-old Kamel Evans should die for killing a Greenville deputy and the officer's father.

Rants and raves
THIS IS A RANT about the North Augusta health department. I don't know about Augusta or Aiken, but it seems like every time I call, I can count on the phone being busy. I don't know if they have one phone line or not. But if they don't, they need to have multiple phone lines. That's what we're paying taxes for.

Pupils are sour on longer-lasting milk

Proposal may speed sick claims

Hopeful doesn't seek aid of Kerry
AIKEN - If Inez Tenenbaum had a time machine, she might want to take her underdog campaign for U.S. Senate back to 1992.

Columbia court gets high-tech makeover

News you can use

Across Georgia

Kid of the Day

5 questions with Vic VanSant
Vic VanSant is a biologist with the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's regional office in Thomson, where he participates in local and regional wildlife management and research programs and handles an array of nuisance animal complaints.

Governor faces his own questions on child care

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Wars produce new ways of training at Fort Jackson
FORT JACKSON, S.C. - Soldiers in basic training at this Army post don't get Saturday afternoons off anymore - wars in Iraq and Afghanistan changed that.

Deputies begin patrolling Richmond County schools
Sheriff's deputies received a short, to-the-point briefing Monday morning before their first day of patrolling Richmond County schools.

Teacher finalists await results

Rants and raves
THIS IS A RANT about the North Augusta health department. I don't know about Augusta or Aiken, but it seems like every time I call, I can count on the phone being busy. I don't know if they have one phone line or not. But if they don't, they need to have multiple phone lines. That's what we're paying taxes for.

Informant sues victims' family to get reward

Officials perform autopsy
An autopsy was completed Monday on a man found stabbed to death this weekend, and sheriff's investigators continue to look for clues into his death.

Across Georgia
SMYRNA - A 9-month-old girl sitting on a bench in front of a Cobb County grocery store was killed when a sport utility vehicle jumped the curb and pushed her into the store's glass wall.

Florida officials hold up water
More than a month after Hurricane Charley swept the Florida coastline, almost half the water Augusta sent to its adopted city in Florida is sitting unused.

Wars produce new ways of training at Fort Jackson

FBI may look into sheriff's actions
Allegations that Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile used inmate labor for personal and political gain have piqued the interest of the FBI and prompted the county to ask the local district attorney to investigate.

Hopeful doesn't seek aid of Kerry

Indigent defense aid runs low
Augusta Commission members face a request today to give nearly half a million dollars extra for legal representation for the poor.

Smoking ban nears final vote
To smoke or not to smoke in public settings. In Columbia County, that's the question finally being decided Tuesday.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - State lawmakers backing Georgia's proposed gay marriage ban are asking a court for permission to intervene in a lawsuit challenging whether it can appear on the November ballot as a constitutional amendment.

Kid of the day
Today's kid of the day is 4-year old Tahjai M. Safford of Augusta.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - Five North Carolina residents have been arrested after an early morning fire destroyed an empty Loris home, authorities said.

Beheading hits home for Marietta family

Across the area

Governor honors school for SAT success

Indigent defense aid runs low

In class, teenagers and toddlers are learning together

Across the area
A 9-year-old south Augusta boy was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital on Monday morning after he was struck by a pickup while waiting for a school bus.

4-month-old wins scholarship

Salley's police chief does it all
SALLEY - Chief Brian Epperson calls it "the last outpost" of Aiken County - the extreme eastern border of the sprawling, 1,100-square mile jurisdiction.

9-year-old boy struck by truck in south Augusta

Westside High
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

In class, teenagers and toddlers are learning together
Forget mechanical babies that are programmed to cry. High school students in Richmond and Columbia counties are learning how to deal with children - real ones.

T.W. Josey High
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Winery worker serves travelers
MONTMORENCI, S.C. - A lot of people retire and travel the world. Jack Campbell got a part-time job pouring wine and the world came to him.

Lucy C. Laney
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Families, officials say repairs come too late
GRANITEVILLE - The roadwork to correct a half-mile stretch of Interstate 20 susceptible to standing water came too late for Keith Ivey, who lost his wife of eight years to a wreck last month.

A.R. Johnson Magnet
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Deputies begin patrolling Richmond County schools

Hephzibah High
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Winery worker serves travelers

Motorists discover missing man

Governor honors school for SAT success
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

News you can use
SEPT. 21, 1931 Charges against the Rev. J.M. Williams of slaying his son, Raford Grady Williams; George M. Stanton, charged with embezzlement and larceny in connection with the funds of the Hayne and Anderson estates, and E.H. Rowe, charged with forgery in connection with Junior Order funds, will be placed before the Richmond County grand jury this morning, according to Solicitor General George Hains. Members of the grand jury will consider the charges against the above-named people and about 100 other defendants for whom warrants have been sworn.

Vendors find success at festival
Amid the beating of African drums and the smell of gyros and Filipino egg rolls, David Chrzan played a few bars of Take Me out to the Ball Game.

Glen Hills High
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Across the southeast
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana voters overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment Saturday banning same-sex marriages and civil unions, one of as many as 12 such measures on the ballot across the country this year.

Davidson Magnet
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Across the area
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is offering a reward for information about a weekend homicide.

Cross Creek High
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Pupils are sour on longer-lasting milk
ROCK HILL, S.C. - It might do a body good, but pupils in Rock Hill are not impressed with a new milk that lasts longer and provides more protein than the real thing.

Butler High
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

Vendors find success at festival

Academy of Richmond County
It looked more like a football rally than an academic celebration.

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Governor faces his own questions on child care
ATLANTA - When he asked the question two years ago - "Why are children still dying in state care?" - Sonny Perdue wasn't governor. Now he is, and the question is being asked again.

Kerry links cost of Iraq war to domestic problems in new ad

Teacher finalists await results
AIKEN - After tonight, the wait for five finalists will be over when one is named the 2004-05 Aiken County Teacher of the Year.

Governments find room for secrecy in meetings laws

Proposal may speed sick claims
AIKEN - A proposal to have the Labor Department take charge of the Department of Energy's problem-plagued compensation program has gained bipartisan support in Congress.

Across the southeast

Smile pretty for the camera
Smile pretty for the camera Billy Lotspeich (left), the calendar woman for Augusta, gives a hug to Jim Stewart as he participates in the Womanless Calendar Girl Show, held at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion. The Senior Friends held their annual picnic Monday.

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Amy LaTieesiah-Antunette Jones of Augusta.

Motorists discover missing man
WINDSOR - An intensive four-hour search for a man suffering from Alzheimer's disease ended on a happy note when the 77-year-old Batesburg man was found walking along a highway about three miles from the heavily wooded area where he went missing.

Governments find room for secrecy in meetings laws
COLUMBIA - It's the bedrock of American democracy: school boards, city councils and local commissions openly debating issues so residents can keep members accountable.

Columbia court gets high-tech makeover
COLUMBIA - Every word spoken in the courtroom where Branden Basham is on trial for his life appears immediately before U.S. District Judge Joseph Anderson on a computer screen.

Informant sues victims' family to get reward
A woman who went to police 27 months after Fred and Yong-Suk Walker were murdered is suing the victims' children.

Plutonium makes its way to France
COLUMBIA - A shipment of weapons-grade plutonium has left the United States for a nuclear reactor in France, drawing protests from activists who believe the shipment poses both an environmental and terrorist threat.

Wife pleads for man's release
ATLANTA - The wife of a Marietta man taken hostage in Iraq pleaded for her husband's freedom and said their 13-year-old daughter "misses her father very much."

U.S. should learn from Europeans
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Long before the European players, family and fans danced and sang and smoked and drank and showered champagne all over the 18th green, a stocky Brit serenaded countryman Paul Casey as he led off the day on the first tee.

No Floridian should be shocked by hurricanes
In the midst of the latest hurricane uproar (at this writing, it is Ivan; by the time you read this, the latest uproar will be Jeanne or something starting with K), I heard the governor of Florida say on the radio that he doesn't know why Florida keeps getting bad weather.

'Sky Captain' leads box office amid weak turnout at theaters
LOS ANGELES - The debut flight of "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" landed the No. 1 weekend box office spot with an estimated $16.2 million amid an overall lackluster turnout at theaters.

Behind-the-scenes tales lighten gravity of 'Star Wars'

Digital effects create world of 'Sky Captain'

Behind-the-scenes tales lighten gravity of 'Star Wars'
LOS ANGELES - When it comes to "Star Wars," maybe there's too much gravity in space.

'Sky Captain' leads box office amid weak turnout at theaters

Moviegoers' lives felt impact of galactic warfare
It was May 1977 in sunny Southern California when a little film about an isolated farm boy who dreamed of saving the universe debuted to audiences filled with slack-jawed, newly minted sci-fi fans.

Q&A: 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - George Lucas never figured on a 30-year career as a space pilot. Once "Star Wars" shot into hyperspace, though, he found it hard to come back down to Earth.

Digital effects create world of 'Sky Captain'
NEW YORK - "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" is full of visions of the dark, soaring New York cityscape, dogfights in the sky and the majestic Himalayan mountains. But what was the movie set like for the actors?

Moviegoers' lives felt impact of galactic warfare

Q&A: 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas

Napster to become legal music service in October
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Call it the kitty's third life. Roxio Inc. bought the Napster brand name and feline logo at a bankruptcy auction two years ago and with the acquisition of another music service, pressplay, relaunched the once-renegade file-swapping pioneer as a legal music service last October.

Nelly showcases originality with double CD releases

Hoobastank: Band with the funny name having a good time with success

Hoobastank: Band with the funny name having a good time with success
NEW YORK - The guys of Hoobastank are discussing fashion, specifically who has the greatest collection of shoes.

Napster to become legal music service in October

Nelly showcases originality with double CD releases
NEW YORK - As he tried to slip in a side door before a recent performance, Nelly got accosted by a fan waiting for his arrival.

Busch gets win, lead in Chase
LOUDON, N.H. - Kurt Busch's win at New Hampshire International Speedway in July put him securely in the field for the NASCAR Nextel Cup Chase for the Championship.

NASCAR notebook
LOUDON, N.H. - The NASCAR Nextel Cup Chase for the Championship is scheduled for 10 races, but it might have only lasted 64 laps for Tony Stewart and Jeremy Mayfield and 262 laps for Ryan Newman.

NASCAR notebook

Gordon says sorry for miscues
WELCOME, N.C. - Robby Gordon apologized Monday for intentionally causing an accident at New Hampshire International Speedway that involved championship contenders Tony Stewart and Jeremy Mayfield.

Busch gets win, lead in Chase

Gordon says sorry for miscues

Underweight people struggle to add pounds

Underweight people struggle to add pounds
With Americans' obesity driving the focus on weight loss, scant attention is paid to the other side of the scale - underweight people who are trying to put on pounds.

Pro football roundup

Westbrook vital to Eagles' offense

Falcons put end to Rams streak

Atlanta Falcon's notebook

Foster leads Panters over Chiefs

Carolina Panthers have deep reserves

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Mrs. Shirley Sauls (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Boyd Maynard Aycock, Jr. (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Rosco Thigpen (WRENS, Ga.)

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Medal dream comes true for local swimmer

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Hopkins eyeing lucrative future after knockout

Cawley brothers play soccer at USC Aiken

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Medal dream comes true for local swimmer
Lantz Lamback feels pain every day. Cerebral palsy causes his back to ache and his legs to throb.

Hopkins eyeing lucrative future after knockout
LAS VEGAS - Bernard Hopkins' future seems certain for once, full of big fights and even bigger paydays. The future is less clear for Oscar De La Hoya, who must deal with his first knockout loss and the possibility that he might be nearing the end of a brilliant career.

Cawley brothers play soccer at USC Aiken
Benjamin Cawley gave little thought to playing soccer while he performed missionary work. He spent his time spreading Christianity, not splitting goalposts.

Kerry links cost of Iraq war to domestic problems in new ad
WASHINGTON - Democrat John Kerry links the cost of the Iraq war to problems at home and vows in a new television ad to both "defend America and fight for the middle class."

Foster leads Panters over Chiefs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - DeShaun Foster showed the Carolina Panthers should be just fine without Stephen Davis.

Falcons put end to Rams streak
ATLANTA - Michael Vick set such an aggressive tone that his teammates refused to let up Sunday afternoon.

Atlanta Falcon's notebook
ATLANTA - After his first touchdown since high school, defensive end Brady Smith asked for some extra time to work on his end-zone celebration.

Carolina Panthers have deep reserves
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When their top two offensive players went down with injuries, the Carolina Panthers didn't panic. Instead, they put in backups who led the Panthers to a much-needed victory.

Pro football roundup
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Peyton Manning threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns, and Nick Harper intercepted a Steve McNair pass in the end zone to help Indianapolis rally for a 31-17 victory over Tennessee on Sunday.

Mora cautious as team wins
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The NFL has no "how-to" manual that tells rookie head coaches how to handle distractions.

Westbrook vital to Eagles' offense
PHILADELPHIA - Brian Westbrook dismisses his critics the same way he shrugs off tacklers.

'The Mountain' snows viewers with its scenery

Partisan watchdogs show their muscle in unraveling CBS National Guard story
NEW YORK - With questions swirling around documents used by CBS in a story about President Bush's National Guard service, Matt Sheffield experienced something unique. His Web site, Ratherbiased.com, crashed because of all the visitors.

California man claims 'Apprentice' producer stole show idea
LOS ANGELES - A man claims he came up with the idea for the hit television reality show "The Apprentice" four years ago - even suggesting Donald Trump as its star - and then pitched the concept to the show's production team, which rejected it.

UPN's new teen detective is no Nancy Drew

Fashion stars celebrate Emmys' red carpet in festive, glamorous looks
LOS ANGELES - The buzzwords on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards Sunday were "festive" and "glamorous," with many celebrities opting for sleek, 1940s-style looks, right down to the Rita Hayworth-style peekaboo hairstyle favored by Debra Messing and Portia de Rossi.

'Sopranos,' Angels in America' win Emmy honors

Fashion stars celebrate Emmys' red carpet in festive, glamorous looks

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

Partisan watchdogs show their muscle in unraveling CBS National Guard story

'The Mountain' snows viewers with its scenery
NEW YORK - You'll find more moguls on "The Mountain" than along its ski runs. There's reluctant mogul David Carver, a motocross roustabout who, much to his shock, is named sole heir of the family ski resort when his grandfather dies in an avalanche.

'Sopranos,' Angels in America' win Emmy honors
LOS ANGELES - "The Sopranos" became the first cable show to win the Emmy for best drama series Sunday and fellow HBO entry "Angels in America" received a record 11 awards as Fox's surprise comedy winner "Arrested Developed" proved a rare bright spot for broadcast TV.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead
Phil McGraw wants to re-energize the parenting process. He wants to give parents some useful new tools for mobilizing the family against society's divisive and confounding forces. And he wants every mom and dad to realize raising kids must be Priority One.

UPN's new teen detective is no Nancy Drew
SAN DIEGO - When Rob Thomas, creator and executive producer of the new UPN series "Veronica Mars," first dreamed up the teen detective series, the main character was male.

California man claims 'Apprentice' producer stole show idea

Linda Hamilton reveals she's bipolar in AP interview

Britney Spears marries fiance in surprise LA ceremony

Events for the week ahead

Christina Milian wants a Grammy and an Oscar

People in the news

Holtz won't have controversy

Holtz won't have controversy
COLUMBIA - South Carolina's coaches have said all along that their offense would be a two-quarterback show.

Yearbook meetings inspire students, advisers

Audio best

Xtreme Calendar

My style
The facts: Drew Hall, 18, a senior at Academy of Richmond County.

Question of the week
Q: Should student athletes be given preferential treatment?

High school students take teaching course

Your actions show others the person you really are

Audio best
Here are the weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine.

Xtreme Calendar
Rent or buy: Mean Girls, with Lindsay Lohan as the new girl who finds herself despised by the school's most popular clique , is out on DVD or VHS

High school students take teaching course
In Classroom 7-F at Redcliffe Elementary School, wide-eyed kindergartners sat on a brightly colored rug as Summer Mathis, 17, read from a big book with an even bigger lesson.

Your actions show others the person you really are
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION: I have a bad reputation, but the way people think of me isn't who I am. My reputation is based on lies. What can I do to improve it? I like this guy, but people tell him lies about me so he says he doesn't know if he wants to date me. What should I do?

Yearbook meetings inspire students, advisers
Everyone enters their senior year hoping to make lasting memories. Those on the yearbook staff spend the school year documenting these moments. This year at Harlem High, we will accomplish this goal but with a different approach.

Question of the week

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Odds and Ends

Hurricane Karl weakens slightly in Atlantic

Search continues for Ivan's victims in North Carolina

Tropical Storm Jeanne kills more than 100 in Haiti