Sales soar for books by and about late pope

Castelli Gallery sticks to its roots in "Homestyle"
NEW YORK - Sparely decorated and eclectic, the high-ceilinged room with its white walls and shining floor boards might be any stylish Manhattan apartment - until you notice the machete mounted on police barriers or the silver suitcase disgorging phallic protuberances.

Shanley, poet laureate lead winners for Pulitzer
NEW YORK - Academy Award-winning screenplay writer John Patrick Shanley and the nation's poet laureate, Ted Kooser, were among the winners Monday of Pulitzer Prizes in the arts.

Shanley, poet laureate lead winners for Pulitzer

Shanley, poet laureate lead winners for Pulitzer
NEW YORK - Academy Award-winning screenplay writer John Patrick Shanley and the nation's poet laureate, Ted Kooser, were among the winners Monday of Pulitzer Prizes in the arts.

Castelli Gallery sticks to its roots in "Homestyle"

Sales soar for books by and about late pope
NEW YORK - Sales of books by and about Pope John Paul II have soared since his death Saturday, with several quickly reaching the top 20 of Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.

Castelli Gallery sticks to its roots in "Homestyle"
NEW YORK - Sparely decorated and eclectic, the high-ceilinged room with its white walls and shining floor boards might be any stylish Manhattan apartment - until you notice the machete mounted on police barriers or the silver suitcase disgorging phallic protuberances.

Sales soar for books by and about late pope
NEW YORK - Sales of books by and about Pope John Paul II have soared since his death Saturday, with several quickly reaching the top 20 of Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.

Phillies defeat Nationals
PHILADELPHIA - Washington's new team played like Montreal's old one.

Opening day full of power
Sammy Sosa, Richie Sexson and Pedro Martinez enjoyed big debuts, Dmitri Young began the season with a boom and the Washington Nationals stumbled through their first game.

Yankees, Red Sox revved up for season opener
NEW YORK - Might as well dive right in, start the season in style.

Tampa Bay's Sanchez suspended for violating steroids policy
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Tampa Bay outfielder Alex Sanchez was suspended 10 days for violating baseball's new steroids policy, the first player publicly identified under the major leagues' tougher rules.

Tampa Bay's Sanchez suspended for violating steroids policy
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Tampa Bay outfielder Alex Sanchez was suspended 10 days for violating baseball's new steroids policy, the first player publicly identified under the major leagues' tougher rules.

Yankees, Red Sox revved up for season opener

Opening day full of power

Phillies defeat Nationals

Tampa Bay's Sanchez suspended for violating steroids policy

Phillies defeat Nationals
PHILADELPHIA - Washington's new team played like Montreal's old one.

Yankees, Red Sox revved up for season opener
NEW YORK - Might as well dive right in, start the season in style.

Opening day full of power
Sammy Sosa, Richie Sexson and Pedro Martinez enjoyed big debuts, Dmitri Young began the season with a boom and the Washington Nationals stumbled through their first game.

Thoughtful burglar does dishes
RICHMOND, Va. - A woman's apartment was cleaned out, and cleaned up by a burglar, police said. According to police, the woman returned home Thursday after being away for a week and discovered her television, computer and other items missing. The burglar had also helped himself to food and booze.

Thoughtful burglar does dishes
RICHMOND, Va. - A woman's apartment was cleaned out, and cleaned up by a burglar, police said. According to police, the woman returned home Thursday after being away for a week and discovered her television, computer and other items missing. The burglar had also helped himself to food and booze.

The beastly East
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The truest indicator of change inside the National League East can be found here, inside Philadelphia's spring clubhouse.

Smoltz gets the call to open season for Braves
MIAMI - Josh Beckett has a World Series MVP trophy. John Smoltz is a former Cy Young winner. And both routinely throw fastballs in the 95-mph range.

Braves: Pitching list creates buzz

Smoltz gets the call to open season for Braves

Braves: Pitching list creates buzz
ATLANTA - The lofty chatter has nearly reached fever pitch, and the first pitch for the Atlanta Braves' starting rotation hasn't even been thrown.

The beastly East

Smoltz gets the call to open season for Braves
MIAMI - Josh Beckett has a World Series MVP trophy. John Smoltz is a former Cy Young winner. And both routinely throw fastballs in the 95-mph range.

Braves: Pitching list creates buzz
ATLANTA - The lofty chatter has nearly reached fever pitch, and the first pitch for the Atlanta Braves' starting rotation hasn't even been thrown.

The beastly East
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The truest indicator of change inside the National League East can be found here, inside Philadelphia's spring clubhouse.

ChevronTexaco will buy its rival
SAN RAMON, Calif. - ChevronTexaco Corp., the nation's second-largest oil company, is buying smaller rival Unocal Corp. for about $16.4 billion, hoping to further elevate its already surging profits by boosting its oil and natural gas supplies in Asia.

Crude prices top records
Oil prices briefly climbed to record territory above $58 a barrel Monday as concerns about growing demand and potential supply disruptions once again overshadowed improving crude inventories.

Yahoo raises profile with Hollywood push
LOS ANGELES - Five years ago, a handful of companies with names like Pop, Pseudo and Icebox promised a future when original shows produced for the Internet would replace traditional TV viewing.

Benchmarking inflates CEO pay
NEW YORK - It sure would be sweet to have your pay based on what the highest earners make in your industry, or better yet in any industry.

Crude prices top records
Oil prices briefly climbed to record territory above $58 a barrel Monday as concerns about growing demand and potential supply disruptions once again overshadowed improving crude inventories.

Panel studies rising imports
WASHINGTON - The United States will bring trade cases against China to determine whether quotas should be reimposed to protect textile and clothing manufacturers against a surge in Chinese imports, the Bush administration said Monday.

Benchmarking inflates CEO pay

Stocks regroup as oil prices back off high
NEW YORK - Stocks managed to squeeze out modest gains in a volatile session Monday as crude oil futures, which briefly topped $58 per barrel in early trading, settled lower.

New paper focuses on community
Morris Communications Co.'s newspaper publishing arm on Monday debuted a new daily newspaper serving Bluffton, S.C.

Business briefs
TOMBSTONE, ARIZ. - Volunteers who have converged on the Mexican border to watch for illegal immigrants are disrupting U.S. Border Patrol operations by unwittingly tripping sensors that alert agents to possible intruders, an agency spokesman complained Monday.

Business briefs
TOMBSTONE, ARIZ. - Volunteers who have converged on the Mexican border to watch for illegal immigrants are disrupting U.S. Border Patrol operations by unwittingly tripping sensors that alert agents to possible intruders, an agency spokesman complained Monday.

Crude prices top records

Panel studies rising imports
WASHINGTON - The United States will bring trade cases against China to determine whether quotas should be reimposed to protect textile and clothing manufacturers against a surge in Chinese imports, the Bush administration said Monday.

Business briefs

Giving golfers a boost
Donald Shapiro used to spend his summers as a teenager playing golf with friends until a car accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.

ChevronTexaco will buy its rival
SAN RAMON, Calif. - ChevronTexaco Corp., the nation's second-largest oil company, is buying smaller rival Unocal Corp. for about $16.4 billion, hoping to further elevate its already surging profits by boosting its oil and natural gas supplies in Asia.

Yahoo raises profile with Hollywood push

Panel studies rising imports

Benchmarking inflates CEO pay
NEW YORK - It sure would be sweet to have your pay based on what the highest earners make in your industry, or better yet in any industry.

ChevronTexaco will buy its rival

Yahoo raises profile with Hollywood push
LOS ANGELES - Five years ago, a handful of companies with names like Pop, Pseudo and Icebox promised a future when original shows produced for the Internet would replace traditional TV viewing.

Giving golfers a boost

Giving golfers a boost
Donald Shapiro used to spend his summers as a teenager playing golf with friends until a car accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.

Stocks regroup as oil prices back off high
NEW YORK - Stocks managed to squeeze out modest gains in a volatile session Monday as crude oil futures, which briefly topped $58 per barrel in early trading, settled lower.

Stocks regroup as oil prices back off high

Baseball: Florida State tops Clemson
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tony Thomas drove in two runs to lift Florida State to a 3-1 win over Clemson on Saturday night, when the Seminoles' home turf was renamed Mike Martin Field in honor of the team's longtime coach.

Baseball: Florida State tops Clemson
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tony Thomas drove in two runs to lift Florida State to a 3-1 win over Clemson on Saturday night, when the Seminoles' home turf was renamed Mike Martin Field in honor of the team's longtime coach.

Baseball: Florida State tops Clemson

Jackson continues stellar workouts for Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Chad Jackson is having no problems handing the transition phase of Florida football.

Jackson continues stellar workouts for Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Chad Jackson is having no problems handing the transition phase of Florida football.

Jackson continues stellar workouts for Gators

Spartans not fearful of Lady Vols

Williams, Heels hold on for victory

Coaches revived failing programs

Welcome, Masters Week
Does the Masters complement spring or does spring complement the Masters? It's like arguing which comes first, the chicken or the egg. All we know is that neither spring nor the Masters would be the same without the other.

Too little, much too late
A rogue's gallery of today's entertainers fell all over themselves in recent years to denounce our country and our president.

The jaws of death

Kofi burns United Nations
The Volcker Commission's investigation of the United Nations oil-for-food program during the brutal Saddam Hussein era in Iraq reports that there's insufficient evidence to charge Secretary General Kofi Annan with official wrongdoing.

The jaws of death
Gwendolyn Chavous might as well have been walking to Easter services at Jurassic Park.

Room for improvement
However one felt about Republican control of Georgia's General Assembly for the first time in 135 years, give the GOP credit for this much: They not only finished the 2005 session on time - a rarity - but a full day ahead of time.

Room for improvement

Kofi burns United Nations
The Volcker Commission's investigation of the United Nations oil-for-food program during the brutal Saddam Hussein era in Iraq reports that there's insufficient evidence to charge Secretary General Kofi Annan with official wrongdoing.

Welcome, Masters Week

Room for improvement
However one felt about Republican control of Georgia's General Assembly for the first time in 135 years, give the GOP credit for this much: They not only finished the 2005 session on time - a rarity - but a full day ahead of time.

Kofi burns United Nations

Welcome, Masters Week
Does the Masters complement spring or does spring complement the Masters? It's like arguing which comes first, the chicken or the egg. All we know is that neither spring nor the Masters would be the same without the other.

Too little, much too late

Too little, much too late
A rogue's gallery of today's entertainers fell all over themselves in recent years to denounce our country and our president.

The jaws of death
Gwendolyn Chavous might as well have been walking to Easter services at Jurassic Park.

People in the News
CINCINNATI - Justin Jeffre, a former member of 98 Degrees, wants to be Cincinnati's next mayor, saying his love for his hometown and desire to make it better motivated his decision to run.

British public no vote on royal titles
LONDON - Prince Charles' impending marriage to Camilla Parker Bowles has locked public opinion into a contradiction: people largely support the marriage but don't want her to be queen.

People in the News
FRESNO, Calif. - Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West was shuffled out the backdoor of a new urban boutique after a fight cut short the entertainer's autograph-signing session, police said.

People in the News
FRESNO, Calif. - Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West was shuffled out the backdoor of a new urban boutique after a fight cut short the entertainer's autograph-signing session, police said.

People in the News
CINCINNATI - Justin Jeffre, a former member of 98 Degrees, wants to be Cincinnati's next mayor, saying his love for his hometown and desire to make it better motivated his decision to run.

British public no vote on royal titles
LONDON - Prince Charles' impending marriage to Camilla Parker Bowles has locked public opinion into a contradiction: people largely support the marriage but don't want her to be queen.

Trial shows Jackson's private side
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - It turns out Peter Pan grew up after all.

Trial shows Jackson's private side
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - It turns out Peter Pan grew up after all.

Georgia Tech thumps Maryland
ATLANTA - Tyler Greene hit a grand slam and had four more RBIs to help Georgia Tech rout Maryland 24-4 on Sunday.

Georgia Tech thumps Maryland
ATLANTA - Tyler Greene hit a grand slam and had four more RBIs to help Georgia Tech rout Maryland 24-4 on Sunday.

Georgia Tech thumps Maryland

Eat your favorite foods and drop pounds; follow the Patches plan

Obata outlasts field to capture Infiniti
Masters week in Augusta is supposed to be a time of endless sunshine and beautiful scenery.

Mickelson wins on fourth playoff hole

Broadhurst wins Portugal Open
CASCAIS, Portugal - England's Paul Broadhurst won the Portugal Open by one stroke Sunday for his first European Tour victory in 10 years.

A quiet day at Augusta National
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Steve Flesch felt a warm blast of wind on his face as he gazed down the first fairway Sunday afternoon at Augusta National, looking like a man who would not want to be anywhere else on earth.

Broadhurst wins Portugal Open

A quiet day at Augusta National

Broadhurst wins Portugal Open
CASCAIS, Portugal - England's Paul Broadhurst won the Portugal Open by one stroke Sunday for his first European Tour victory in 10 years.

Mickelson wins on fourth playoff hole
DULUTH, Ga. - Phil Mickelson is headed to Augusta with a win, his usual smile and the proper mind-set.

Obata outlasts field to capture Infiniti

Mickelson wins on fourth playoff hole
DULUTH, Ga. - Phil Mickelson is headed to Augusta with a win, his usual smile and the proper mind-set.

Obata outlasts field to capture Infiniti
Masters week in Augusta is supposed to be a time of endless sunshine and beautiful scenery.

A quiet day at Augusta National
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Steve Flesch felt a warm blast of wind on his face as he gazed down the first fairway Sunday afternoon at Augusta National, looking like a man who would not want to be anywhere else on earth.

NHLPA rejects two proposals

NHLPA rejects two proposals
TORONTO - The NHL players' union rejected two league proposals Monday during a seven-hour meeting aimed at trying to end a lockout that shut down the season.

NHLPA rejects two proposals
TORONTO - The NHL players' union rejected two league proposals Monday during a seven-hour meeting aimed at trying to end a lockout that shut down the season.

Italian menu allows champion dining
Most good hosts and hostesses know that dinner-party success hinges on an interesting guest list and a delicious menu.

Sometimes dictionaries are the best technology
The Internet is a marvelous thing. The answer to almost everything is only a search engine away. But yet ...

Two-car crash on Washington Rd. ejects driver
A car wreck near the Richmond/Columbia County line on Washington Road sent at least one person to the hospital and caused traffic tie-ups for evening commuters.

Interview with local theology student will air tonight
An interview with seminarian Aaron Killips of Augusta will air at 10 tonight on CNN's NewsNight with Aaron Brown.

Korean golfer says faith helps him win
Pro golfer K.J. Choi gave about 650 fans at the Augusta Golfers' Breakfast a short lesson in Korean Tuesday. "Masters," "golf" and "PGA" sound the same in his native Korean as they do in English.

Hootie is ready to rock the range
Hootie and the Blowfish, the South Carolina band that rose to international fame on the back of its debut record, Cracked Rear View, will headline the Rock Fore Dough benefit concert for First Tee Augusta tonight at the facility's driving range, 3165 Damascus Road. Other performers are Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain, Josh Kelley and the Pat Blanchard Band.

Fault in Terri Schiavo case lies with haughty judiciary
Now that Terri Schiavo has died, let's examine the controversy surrounding her death and uncover any lessons learned from the tragedy.Harry Bloomer, Appling

We can learn a lot from our heroes
On Monday, at a solemn ceremony at the White House, the family of Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith of Tampa, Fla., received the Medal of Honor from President Bush.

Banish liberal letter writers
The Augusta Chronicle must love these kooky Cooks, Paul and Anne, the way it keep publishing their libelous letters. James Cline, North Augusta, S.C.

We can learn a lot from our heroes

Hospice isn't all about selfless care

Schiavo case has many ramifications
We are all aware of the legal and spiritual ramifications of the Terri Schiavo situation. R.J. Moser, Waynesboro

Inmates can help defray jail costs

Inmates can help defray jail costs
The March 11 story on the downtown jail ("Repair of jail is cut in plan") explored the jail's continuing deterioration, relocation and rebuilding problems. There was no mention of the impact these problems have on employees and inmates - a situation in which the remedy requires dollars and sense. Willie Martin, Augusta

We can learn a lot from our heroes
On Monday, at a solemn ceremony at the White House, the family of Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith of Tampa, Fla., received the Medal of Honor from President Bush.

Hospice isn't all about selfless care
In response to John and Emily Hyatt's letter March 30 regarding Terri Schiavo and hospice ("Misconceptions arise over hospices"): They said that Jesse Jackson stated that "Terri's food, water and care was withdrawn!" The Hyatts said that this was a false statement, and went on to say that hospice would never do that. Gary J. Heffner, Augusta

Banish liberal letter writers
The Augusta Chronicle must love these kooky Cooks, Paul and Anne, the way it keep publishing their libelous letters. James Cline, North Augusta, S.C.

Schiavo case has many ramifications
We are all aware of the legal and spiritual ramifications of the Terri Schiavo situation.R.J. Moser, Waynesboro

Schiavo case has many ramifications

Inmates can help defray jail costs
The March 11 story on the downtown jail ("Repair of jail is cut in plan") explored the jail's continuing deterioration, relocation and rebuilding problems. There was no mention of the impact these problems have on employees and inmates - a situation in which the remedy requires dollars and sense.Willie Martin, Augusta

Be responsible, pet owners
Kudos to Kate Lewis for presenting the truth about what goes on in our area's animal shelters ("Unwanted pets still numerous," March 20). Melissa Bahleda, Jackson, S.C.

Hospice isn't all about selfless care
In response to John and Emily Hyatt's letter March 30 regarding Terri Schiavo and hospice ("Misconceptions arise over hospices"): They said that Jesse Jackson stated that "Terri's food, water and care was withdrawn!" The Hyatts said that this was a false statement, and went on to say that hospice would never do that.Gary J. Heffner, Augusta

Banish liberal letter writers

Company wants to create fuel cells powered by citrus peel

Family Briefs

Computers obey signals from the brain

Health calendar

RadioYourWay is like a VCR for radio

Techbits: Hotel clocks, Microsoft TV and more

Seniors calendar

Being Green

Golfers having a vine time

Health calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures.

Health calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures.

Techbits: Hotel clocks, Microsoft TV and more
LOS ANGELES - Being in a strange city is difficult enough without having to figure out how to set the alarm or find the local jazz station.

Computers obey signals from the brain
ALBANY, N.Y. - To somebody peeking into this little room, I'm just a middle-aged guy wearing a polka-dotted blue shower cap with a bundle of wires sticking out the top, relaxing in a recliner while staring at a computer screen.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information.

RadioYourWay is like a VCR for radio
SAN FRANCISCO - Today's technology consumer devours lots of different media, and that has taken the luster away from some old-fashioned information stalwarts - namely AM/FM radio.

Family Briefs
Toddlers and preschoolers love to build things and then knock them over.

Company wants to create fuel cells powered by citrus peel
ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida, the nation's largest citrus producer, each year creates about 8 million tons of orange peel waste that mostly goes to cattle feed.

Golfers having a vine time
Golfers Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, Ernie Els and David Frost have more in common than just a love of the links: They also want to sell you a bottle of wine.

Techbits: Hotel clocks, Microsoft TV and more
LOS ANGELES - Being in a strange city is difficult enough without having to figure out how to set the alarm or find the local jazz station.

Family Briefs
Toddlers and preschoolers love to build things and then knock them over.

Being Green
With apologies to Kermit, it's easy being green this time of year in Augusta.

Golfers having a vine time
Golfers Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, Ernie Els and David Frost have more in common than just a love of the links: They also want to sell you a bottle of wine.

Computers obey signals from the brain
ALBANY, N.Y. - To somebody peeking into this little room, I'm just a middle-aged guy wearing a polka-dotted blue shower cap with a bundle of wires sticking out the top, relaxing in a recliner while staring at a computer screen.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information.

RadioYourWay is like a VCR for radio
SAN FRANCISCO - Today's technology consumer devours lots of different media, and that has taken the luster away from some old-fashioned information stalwarts - namely AM/FM radio.

Company wants to create fuel cells powered by citrus peel
ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida, the nation's largest citrus producer, each year creates about 8 million tons of orange peel waste that mostly goes to cattle feed.

Being Green
With apologies to Kermit, it's easy being green this time of year in Augusta.

Augusta forward gets his revenge
Lynx forward Eric Johansson was far from pleased with referee David Banfield on Sunday afternoon.

Augusta forward gets his revenge

Augusta forward gets his revenge
Lynx forward Eric Johansson was far from pleased with referee David Banfield on Sunday afternoon.

Report says man shot dog, threatened teen

Campaign pushes Atlanta to walk
ATLANTA - In the so-called Capital of the South, the car is king.

Chinese see ranks grow in Augusta
EDITOR'S NOTE: Each Masters Week, thousands from around the world come to Augusta, and many find the world is already here. This week, we look at the city's various ethnic communities. Today, we feature the Chinese.

Across the area
A 29-year-old Augusta man told police that a man he did not know knocked on the window of his car at a south Augusta restaurant and hit him in the face, according to a police report.

Health officials: Babies, parents need separate beds
GREENVILLE, S.C. - State health officials say an increasing number of infants die while sharing beds with their parents and plan to discourage the practice in a new public awareness campaign beginning this summer.

Across South Carolina
WASHINGTON - President Bush will reschedule plans for a trip to South Carolina on Thursday, officials said Monday.

Kid of the Day
Christian James McPael is today's Kid of the Day.

Across Georgia
ATHENS - More than 9,000 Athens homes were without electricity Saturday after winds reaching 41 mph blew through town, toppling trees and damaging cars, homes and power lines.

Schiavo decision worries supporter
AIKEN - When Eva Edl learned that a judge had ordered Terri Schiavo's feeding tube removed, the 69-year-old Aiken widow panicked.

Across the Southeast
LYNCHBURG, VA. - The Rev. Jerry Falwell has overcome the respiratory distress for which he was hospitalized one week ago but will stay in the hospital until doctors finish a battery of tests, a hospital official said Monday.

School recommends cutting all "noncurricular clubs"
CLEVELAND, Ga. - White County school administrators are recommending the cutting of all "noncurricular clubs" at White County High School.

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Base closings could include Georgia

Official alleges ethics violation
AIKEN - An Aiken city councilwoman violated a state ethics law by urging the zoning appeals board to deny an applicant's request, an ethics official said Monday.

Interview with local theology student will air tonight

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across South Carolina
CONWAY - A man has been convicted of shooting a Myrtle Beach police officer outside a doughnut shop more than two years ago.

Police give advice on golf traffic
Traffic conditions on Washington Road for the first day of Masters Week were generally as expected - "heavy but normal," Richmond County sheriff's officials said Monday afternoon.

The week ahead
Masters Week always reminds me of Christmastime at my grandparents' home, and the entire city of Augusta is like their house.

Health fair focuses on Latino women
If you're a Latina and get cervical cancer, you're more likely to die than a woman who is white. That's just one of many messages Venus Gimes wants to get across to the public.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta's 3.6 million residents drive an average of 35 miles each day.

Four students, parent get sent to jail

Pupils learn to ace golf in class
It was like sitting on the 18th green on Masters Sunday, except the cheering crowd consisted of 14 second-graders and the winner's green jacket wasn't a comfortable fit.

Kid of the Day

S.C. lawmaker asks Giuliani to repay speaking fee
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina lawmaker has asked Rudy Giuliani to pay back all of a $100,000 fee he was given by a hospital group for a speech at a tsunami relief fund-raiser two months ago.

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across South Carolina

Hispanic community united by language
Nestor Nieves and his wife, Wanda, live the life of upscale professional ease in the gated West Lake subdivision off Furys Ferry Road.

Base closings could include Georgia
WASHINGTON - Virtually nobody is predicting that this year's round of base closures will condemn Robins Air Force Base, but for more than a decade, community leaders in neighboring Warner Robins, Ga., have scrambled to shore up every last detail just in case.

Two-car crash on Washington Rd. ejects driver
A car wreck near the Richmond/Columbia County line on Washington Road sent at least one person to the hospital and caused traffic tie-ups for evening commuters.

School recommends cutting all "noncurricular clubs"

S.C. lawmaker asks Giuliani to repay speaking fee
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina lawmaker has asked Rudy Giuliani to pay back all of a $100,000 fee he was given by a hospital group for a speech at a tsunami relief fund-raiser two months ago.

Horry County jury convicts suspect in officer slaying

School resource officers keep students on track
AIKEN - With a cup of coffee in hand, Sgt. Steve Deibel begins his workday patrolling the halls of the Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle School.

Report says man shot dog, threatened teen
A man told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a neighbor shot his pit bull terrier and threatened a 15-year-old with a gun.

Five questions
George Aboshar, an avid golfer and serious spectator, Mr. Aboshar flew in from Salem, N.H., to watch his first Masters Tournament.

Four students, parent get sent to jail
Butler High student Clayton Bland is lucky that school was out Monday. He was stuck in jail.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta's 3.6 million residents drive an average of 35 miles each day.

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across the southeast
WILMINGTON, N.C. - A state legislator wants to change the law to protect eroding beaches along parts of Brunswick County.

Official alleges ethics violation
AIKEN - An Aiken city councilwoman violated a state ethics law by urging the zoning appeals board to deny an applicant's request, an ethics official said Monday.

School resource officers keep students on track
AIKEN - With a cup of coffee in hand, Sgt. Steve Deibel begins his workday patrolling the halls of the Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle School.

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Five questions
George Aboshar, an avid golfer and serious spectator, Mr. Aboshar flew in from Salem, N.H., to watch his first Masters Tournament.

Across Georgia
ATHENS - More than 9,000 Athens homes were without electricity Saturday after winds reaching 41 mph blew through town, toppling trees and damaging cars, homes and power lines.

Report says man shot dog, threatened teen
A man told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a neighbor shot his pit bull terrier and threatened a 15-year-old with a gun.

Across South Carolina
WASHINGTON - President Bush will reschedule plans for a trip to South Carolina on Thursday, officials said Monday.

Across South Carolina
CONWAY - A man has been convicted of shooting a Myrtle Beach police officer outside a doughnut shop more than two years ago.

Across the area
A 29-year-old Augusta man told police that a man he did not know knocked on the window of his car at a south Augusta restaurant and hit him in the face, according to a police report.

Across the area
Richmond County Finance Director David Persaud says he is not leaving Augusta to take a job in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., contrary to reports in a Florida newspaper.

Across the Southeast
LYNCHBURG, VA. - The Rev. Jerry Falwell has overcome the respiratory distress for which he was hospitalized one week ago but will stay in the hospital until doctors finish a battery of tests, a hospital official said Monday.

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Lavell Shanae Gowdy, 13, of Martinez.

Kid of the Day
Christian James McPael is today's Kid of the Day.

Base closings could include Georgia
WASHINGTON - Virtually nobody is predicting that this year's round of base closures will condemn Robins Air Force Base, but for more than a decade, community leaders in neighboring Warner Robins, Ga., have scrambled to shore up every last detail just in case.

Across Georgia

House prepares to take up school choice legislation
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Its chances of making it into law books within the next year are slim, but legislation that would give tax credits to parents who transfer their children from public schools has sparked furious debate about education in South Carolina.

Official alleges ethics violation

Horry County jury convicts suspect in officer slaying
CONWAY, S.C. - A man has been convicted of gunning down a Myrtle Beach police officer outside a doughnut shop more than two years ago.

Across the area

Campaign pushes Atlanta to walk

Two-car crash on Washington Rd. ejects driver

School resource officers keep students on track

News you can use

Across Georgia

Across South Carolina

Kid of the Day

Second district rejects buses

Five questions

Health officials: Babies, parents need separate beds
GREENVILLE, S.C. - State health officials say an increasing number of infants die while sharing beds with their parents and plan to discourage the practice in a new public awareness campaign beginning this summer.

Across the area

Health officials: Babies, parents need separate beds

Hispanic community united by language

S.C. lawmaker asks Giuliani to repay speaking fee

Golf can be a health hazard
PLUM BRANCH, S.C. - Some people think golf is not a contact sport. Robert Lee Storey knows better.

The week ahead

The week ahead
Masters Week always reminds me of Christmastime at my grandparents' home, and the entire city of Augusta is like their house.

Organ donor discount might end
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue on Monday praised the efforts of organ transplant advocates just days after the Georgia Legislature passed a bill he backed that would do away with discounted driver's licenses for organ donors.

Schiavo decision worries supporter
AIKEN - When Eva Edl learned that a judge had ordered Terri Schiavo's feeding tube removed, the 69-year-old Aiken widow panicked.

Races test doctors in wilderness

Smoke prompts evacuation of 3 patients
Three patients had to be evacuated from University Hospital on Sunday afternoon after smoke filled part of the building's third floor, according to officials.

House prepares to take up school choice legislation

Races test doctors in wilderness
As if wilderness adventure races aren't tough enough, a group of Medical College of Georgia doctors created a stepped-up race that puts the mind to work as much as the body.

Second district rejects buses
AIKEN - Colleton Avenue is a street that constantly bustles with baby buggies, joggers, cyclists and horse-drawn carriages.

Across the area
Richmond County Finance Director David Persaud says he is not leaving Augusta to take a job in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., contrary to reports in a Florida newspaper.

Four students, parent get sent to jail
Butler High student Clayton Bland is lucky that school was out Monday. He was stuck in jail.

Campaign pushes Atlanta to walk
ATLANTA - In the so-called Capital of the South, the car is king.

School recommends cutting all "noncurricular clubs"
CLEVELAND, Ga. - White County school administrators are recommending the cutting of all "noncurricular clubs" at White County High School.

Second district rejects buses
AIKEN - Colleton Avenue is a street that constantly bustles with baby buggies, joggers, cyclists and horse-drawn carriages.

Chinese see ranks grow in Augusta
EDITOR'S NOTE: Each Masters Week, thousands from around the world come to Augusta, and many find the world is already here. This week, we look at the city's various ethnic communities. Today, we feature the Chinese.

Pupils learn to ace golf in class
It was like sitting on the 18th green on Masters Sunday, except the cheering crowd consisted of 14 second-graders and the winner's green jacket wasn't a comfortable fit.

House prepares to take up school choice legislation
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Its chances of making it into law books within the next year are slim, but legislation that would give tax credits to parents who transfer their children from public schools has sparked furious debate about education in South Carolina.

Golf can be a health hazard

Music industry sues seven in South Carolina
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The music industry has named seven people from across South Carolina in a new round of lawsuits that accuse them of illegal downloads of songs and recordings on the Internet.

Chinese see ranks grow in Augusta

Horry County jury convicts suspect in officer slaying
CONWAY, S.C. - A man has been convicted of gunning down a Myrtle Beach police officer outside a doughnut shop more than two years ago.

Pupils learn to ace golf in class

Runners say farewell to Charleston bridge
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Nearly 18,500 runners made the last Cooper River Bridge Run over the towering Silas N. Pearman span in Charleston Saturday a record setter.

Hispanic community united by language
Nestor Nieves and his wife, Wanda, live the life of upscale professional ease in the gated West Lake subdivision off Furys Ferry Road.

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Lavell Shanae Gowdy, 13, of Martinez.

Across the Southeast

Golf can be a health hazard
PLUM BRANCH, S.C. - Some people think golf is not a contact sport. Robert Lee Storey knows better.

Rants and Raves
I QUITE AGREE with the person who wrote in about stronger laws for pit bulls. Anybody who trains these wonderful animals to be mean ought to be put in jail. I was attacked by two 10 years ago. If it weren't for my training with martial arts and the dear Lord, I would have been torn to shreds and back. The next day, Aiken County killed the dogs outright. But they didn't have the guts to get out of the cars to do it. We need to do something about it with our laws and our politicians.

Interview with local theology student will air tonight
An interview with seminarian Aaron Killips of Augusta will air at 10 tonight on CNN's NewsNight with Aaron Brown.

Races test doctors in wilderness
As if wilderness adventure races aren't tough enough, a group of Medical College of Georgia doctors created a stepped-up race that puts the mind to work as much as the body.

Schiavo decision worries supporter

Eat your favorite foods and drop pounds; follow the Patches plan
When our daughter was young, she loved pizza as much as the next kid. She would eat it at every meal if she had the chance. Hot, cold - it didn't matter.

Eat your favorite foods and drop pounds; follow the Patches plan
When our daughter was young, she loved pizza as much as the next kid. She would eat it at every meal if she had the chance. Hot, cold - it didn't matter.

At the Movies: 'Fever Pitch'
Stripped of almost all the brothers' usual crudeness, "Fever Pitch" proves what we've suspected all along: That beneath the gross-out gags and freak-show humor, Peter and Bobby Farrelly are just a couple of lovable romantics.

'Sin City' tops box office

At the Movies: 'Fever Pitch'
Stripped of almost all the brothers' usual crudeness, "Fever Pitch" proves what we've suspected all along: That beneath the gross-out gags and freak-show humor, Peter and Bobby Farrelly are just a couple of lovable romantics.

'Sin City' tops box office
LOS ANGELES - "Sin City" proved an irresistible temptation for audiences as the highly stylized comic-book adaptation led the weekend box office with a $28.1 million debut.

'Sin City': where Miller's graphic novels come alive

At the Movies: 'Fever Pitch'

At the Movies: 'Kung Fu Hustle'
AStephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle" is a live-action cartoon at heart, a breathless collection of madcap pratfalls and insane action that holds barely a trace of real emotion with which to connect.

'Sin City' tops box office
LOS ANGELES - "Sin City" proved an irresistible temptation for audiences as the highly stylized comic-book adaptation led the weekend box office with a $28.1 million debut.

At the Movies: 'Kung Fu Hustle'

'Sin City': where Miller's graphic novels come alive
NEW YORK - When Robert Rodriguez approached Frank Miller about adapting "Sin City," he knew he needed a great pitch.

'Sin City': where Miller's graphic novels come alive
NEW YORK - When Robert Rodriguez approached Frank Miller about adapting "Sin City," he knew he needed a great pitch.

At the Movies: 'Kung Fu Hustle'
AStephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle" is a live-action cartoon at heart, a breathless collection of madcap pratfalls and insane action that holds barely a trace of real emotion with which to connect.

Jars of Clay resurrects old hymns on new album
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The pop/rock band Jars of Clay reached back a ways for inspiration on their new album "Redemption Songs."

Sound Bites: Music Reviews

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Jars of Clay resurrects old hymns on new album

Alicia Keys to promote album
CHICAGO - A program to motivate city kids got a jolt of star power when Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys stopped by.

Alicia Keys to promote album
CHICAGO - A program to motivate city kids got a jolt of star power when Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys stopped by.

Alicia Keys to promote album

'It's Me Again': R&B songstress Tweet
NEW YORK - Having a hit single right out the gate can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing. Just ask Tweet.

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
Selected music releases:

Jars of Clay resurrects old hymns on new album
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The pop/rock band Jars of Clay reached back a ways for inspiration on their new album "Redemption Songs."

'It's Me Again': R&B songstress Tweet
NEW YORK - Having a hit single right out the gate can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing. Just ask Tweet.

'It's Me Again': R&B songstress Tweet

Harvick ends rough week with win
BRISTOL, Tenn. - After losing an appeal this week against NASCAR sanctions and losing his 13th-place starting spot before the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick finally won something Sunday - a race.

Harvick ends rough week with win

Andretti races to first win in Infiniti Pro Series

Harvick ends rough week with win
BRISTOL, Tenn. - After losing an appeal this week against NASCAR sanctions and losing his 13th-place starting spot before the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick finally won something Sunday - a race.

Crashes inflame drivers' tempers
BRISTOL, Tenn. - There were large piles of scrap metal at Bristol Motor Speedway Sunday, leftovers from the Food City 500.

Andretti races to first win in Infiniti Pro Series
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Marco Andretti won his Menards Infiniti Pro Series debut Sunday, grabbing the lead with a three-wide pass and pulling away to an easy victory in the St. Petersburg 100.

Crashes inflame drivers' tempers
BRISTOL, Tenn. - There were large piles of scrap metal at Bristol Motor Speedway Sunday, leftovers from the Food City 500.

Harvick pulls off Bristol sweep with win
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Kevin Harvick completed a Bristol Motor Speedway sweep on Monday by holding off teammate Jeff Burton in overtime to win the rescheduled Busch Series race.

Harvick pulls off Bristol sweep with win

Harvick pulls off Bristol sweep with win
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Kevin Harvick completed a Bristol Motor Speedway sweep on Monday by holding off teammate Jeff Burton in overtime to win the rescheduled Busch Series race.

Crashes inflame drivers' tempers

Andretti races to first win in Infiniti Pro Series
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Marco Andretti won his Menards Infiniti Pro Series debut Sunday, grabbing the lead with a three-wide pass and pulling away to an easy victory in the St. Petersburg 100.

A quick look at the championship game
ST. LOUIS - Keys to Monday night's national championship game:

Williams, Heels hold on for victory
ST. LOUIS - North Carolina center Sean May created his own highlight reel for his family video collection.

Spartans not fearful of Lady Vols
INDIANAPOLIS - Tennessee has it all: a gym full off trophies, rafters crawling with NCAA championship banners, the winningest coach in history and All-Americans who could line the highway halfway back to Knoxville.

Williams, Heels hold on for victory
ST. LOUIS - North Carolina center Sean May created his own highlight reel for his family video collection.

Spartans not fearful of Lady Vols
INDIANAPOLIS - Tennessee has it all: a gym full off trophies, rafters crawling with NCAA championship banners, the winningest coach in history and All-Americans who could line the highway halfway back to Knoxville.

Coaches revived failing programs
INDIANAPOLIS - Steffanie Blackmon saw a challenge at Baylor and jumped at it. Kristin Haynie was told she could win championships at Michigan State and believed it.

Coaches revived failing programs
INDIANAPOLIS - Steffanie Blackmon saw a challenge at Baylor and jumped at it. Kristin Haynie was told she could win championships at Michigan State and believed it.

Over 60 arrested after Michigan St. loss
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Police in riot gear dispersed rowdy Michigan State fans who poured into the streets following their team's loss in the Final Four, resulting in more than 60 arrests.

Storm tops Force

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Mr. Stanley V. Dawkins    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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Mrs. Ola Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Della B. Harris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Reverend Clarence Jackson (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bates (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Clemson Key, Sr. (ORANGEBURG, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Sherrod (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Procter (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Tallulah Ann Moran (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Susan Frazier Chitty (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Grady Walton, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ray Melton (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Geraldine Kruger (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bernice Mayfield (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruby Wright (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Roy E. May (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nellie R. Redd (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Geraldine Kruger (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley V. Dawkins (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Hammie Eugene Partlow (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dequan Rashad Gaffney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William F. Weaver (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Elijah Segar, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Cecelia Beck (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. Hammie Eugene Partlow (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley V. Dawkins (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. James Williams (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. James Pugh, Jr. (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Sampson Black (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mr. Elijah Segar, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Fern Baugh (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Jackie D. Jones (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha Kennedy (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ida Jane Moore (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. France R. Ross (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Jo Ann Nix (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John S. Turner, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ms. Jeanette Schroeder (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Tyreida Powell (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. France R. Ross (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Florence O. Trenteseau (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Annie Ola Mathis Johnson (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Edward S. Occhipinti (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ava Black Bishop (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Rose Anna Blount (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Robbie Dolvin (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Federer rallies to beat Nadal for Key Biscayne title

A time for silence in Italian sports

Overtime

Fans wiser to ways of polo

Overtime

Overtime
In St. Petersburg, Fla., Tampa Bay outfielder Alex Sanchez was suspended 10 days for violating baseball's new steroids policy, the first player publicly identified under the major leagues' tougher rules.

Federer rallies to beat Nadal for Key Biscayne title
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - Taking on stylish Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal showed up with the flashier outfit and the game to match - for two sets, at least.

Overtime
In St. Petersburg, Fla., Tampa Bay outfielder Alex Sanchez was suspended 10 days for violating baseball's new steroids policy, the first player publicly identified under the major leagues' tougher rules.

Fans wiser to ways of polo
AIKEN - Most of the spectators who flanked the sidelines of the Powderhouse Polo Field for the third leg of Aiken's Triple Crown were eager to explain the finer points of polo to those enjoying their first look at the sport.

A time for silence in Italian sports
ROME - All soccer games in Italy were called off for the first time in 10 years Sunday, with the country in mourning for Pope John Paul II. The front-page HEAD: of Italy's top sports newspaper read: "The time for silence."

Overtime
In Columbia, South Carolina head coach Dave Odom said Monday that he has had no discussions with Virginia about taking over the Cavaliers' program.

A time for silence in Italian sports
ROME - All soccer games in Italy were called off for the first time in 10 years Sunday, with the country in mourning for Pope John Paul II. The front-page HEAD: of Italy's top sports newspaper read: "The time for silence."

Overtime
In Columbia, South Carolina head coach Dave Odom said Monday that he has had no discussions with Virginia about taking over the Cavaliers' program.

Federer rallies to beat Nadal for Key Biscayne title
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - Taking on stylish Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal showed up with the flashier outfit and the game to match - for two sets, at least.

Fans wiser to ways of polo
AIKEN - Most of the spectators who flanked the sidelines of the Powderhouse Polo Field for the third leg of Aiken's Triple Crown were eager to explain the finer points of polo to those enjoying their first look at the sport.

Storm tops Force
TAMPA, Fla. - Shane Stafford threw five touchdown passes to lead the Tampa Bay Storm to a 44-38 victory over Georgia on Saturday night in the Arena Football League.

Storm tops Force
TAMPA, Fla. - Shane Stafford threw five touchdown passes to lead the Tampa Bay Storm to a 44-38 victory over Georgia on Saturday night in the Arena Football League.

Papal conclaves have colorful history
VATICAN CITY - Conclaves have a checkered, colorful past that belies the air of sanctity and solemnity surrounding modern papal elections.

Papal electors bring new list of concerns
VATICAN CITY - The last time the College of Cardinals gathered to select a pope, the Cold War dominated the globe, non-European voices in the church were weak and unfocused and dialogue with other faiths was left to second-tier envoys.

Papal electors bring new list of concerns
VATICAN CITY - The last time the College of Cardinals gathered to select a pope, the Cold War dominated the globe, non-European voices in the church were weak and unfocused and dialogue with other faiths was left to second-tier envoys.

World gets first glimpse of late pope
VATICAN CITY - Finally at rest after years of debilitating disease, Pope John Paul II's body lay in state Sunday, his hands clutching a rosary, his pastoral staff under his arm. Millions prayed and wept at services across the globe, as the Vatican prepared for the ritual-filled funeral and conclave that will choose a successor.

Papal conclaves have colorful history
VATICAN CITY - Conclaves have a checkered, colorful past that belies the air of sanctity and solemnity surrounding modern papal elections.

Brazilian, Nigerian could become next pope
VATICAN CITY - Roman Catholic leaders began to speak out Sunday about their hopes - and expectations - for a new leader, as the intense guessing game began over who would succeed John Paul II.

Brazilian, Nigerian could become next pope
VATICAN CITY - Roman Catholic leaders began to speak out Sunday about their hopes - and expectations - for a new leader, as the intense guessing game began over who would succeed John Paul II.

World gets first glimpse of late pope
VATICAN CITY - Finally at rest after years of debilitating disease, Pope John Paul II's body lay in state Sunday, his hands clutching a rosary, his pastoral staff under his arm. Millions prayed and wept at services across the globe, as the Vatican prepared for the ritual-filled funeral and conclave that will choose a successor.

Networks placing new faith in religious shows
LOS ANGELES - The Gospel according to Mel, as the TV industry views it, is that religion sells.

Iconic stars departing TV news
NEW YORK - A remarkable amount of TV news star power has dimmed over the past eight months: Barbara Walters, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather and, just last week, Ted Koppel.

Networks placing new faith in religious shows

Networks placing new faith in religious shows
LOS ANGELES - The Gospel according to Mel, as the TV industry views it, is that religion sells.

Iconic stars departing TV news
NEW YORK - A remarkable amount of TV news star power has dimmed over the past eight months: Barbara Walters, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather and, just last week, Ted Koppel.

CBS' 'JAG' ending tour of duty
LOS ANGELES - The drama series "JAG," which mixed real war and conflict with fiction, is ending after a 10-year run.

Iconic stars departing TV news

People in the News

People in the News

British public no vote on royal titles

Trial shows Jackson's private side

Gamecocks rout Diamond Dogs
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Zac McCamie gave up two hits in seven innings as the Gamecocks beat Georgia 17-2 Saturday night.

Gamecocks rout Diamond Dogs
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Zac McCamie gave up two hits in seven innings as the Gamecocks beat Georgia 17-2 Saturday night.

Gamecocks rout Diamond Dogs

Spring break is time to make money, find summer job
Because our spring break is the busiest time in Augusta with the Masters Tournament in town, there's a lot, including traffic and crowds, to get lost in.

Question of the week
Here are the results of last week's question:

Work ethic shoots teen to the top of her class, game
She listens to Beethoven and Mozart. She cites CNN and The Weather Channel as two of her favorite television stations. And she's read almost every Dan Brown novel.

Teen strives to keep his skills up to par

Tweet sheds 'Oops' to bare her soul
NEW YORK - Having a hit single right out the gate can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing. Just ask Tweet.

Xtreme calendar

Xtreme calendar
ON DVD OR VHS: Adam Sandler gets serious (at least a little) in the comedy-drama Spanglish. He plays a celebrity whose new Mexican housekeeper shows him a few things about life and family.

Tweet sheds 'Oops' to bare her soul

Spring break is time to make money, find summer job
Because our spring break is the busiest time in Augusta with the Masters Tournament in town, there's a lot, including traffic and crowds, to get lost in.

Question of the week

Girl should direct focus to boyfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My new boyfriend has been down lots of roads in his life and when we started to (date) he changed his life, started a job, cleaned up his appearance and he even began talking to people in a better manner.

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ON DVD OR VHS: Adam Sandler gets serious (at least a little) in the comedy-drama Spanglish. He plays a celebrity whose new Mexican housekeeper shows him a few things about life and family.

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Teen strives to keep his skills up to par
At a recent amateur event, Luke List engaged in friendly conversation with Michael Green. The 2004 U.S. Amateur runner-up then gave a parting shot.

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Work ethic shoots teen to the top of her class, game
She listens to Beethoven and Mozart. She cites CNN and The Weather Channel as two of her favorite television stations. And she's read almost every Dan Brown novel.

Teen strives to keep his skills up to par
At a recent amateur event, Luke List engaged in friendly conversation with Michael Green. The 2004 U.S. Amateur runner-up then gave a parting shot.

Girl should direct focus to boyfriend

Spring break is time to make money, find summer job

Tweet sheds 'Oops' to bare her soul
NEW YORK - Having a hit single right out the gate can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing. Just ask Tweet.

Girl should direct focus to boyfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My new boyfriend has been down lots of roads in his life and when we started to (date) he changed his life, started a job, cleaned up his appearance and he even began talking to people in a better manner.

Work ethic shoots teen to the top of her class, game

Thoughtful burglar does dishes

Papal electors bring new list of concerns

Brazilian, Nigerian could become next pope

Papal conclaves have colorful history

World gets first glimpse of late pope

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