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

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.

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.

Castelli Gallery sticks to its roots in "Homestyle"

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.

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.

Opening day full of power

Phillies defeat Nationals

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

Odds and Ends
OSLO, Norway - Help wanted: Vikings. Must be friendly, tourist-oriented and interested in ancient Norse traditions. Crazed, bloodthirsty pillagers need not apply.

Odds and Ends
OSLO, Norway - Help wanted: Vikings. Must be friendly, tourist-oriented and interested in ancient Norse traditions. Crazed, bloodthirsty pillagers need not apply.

Braves' Orr happy to start season in Miami
MIAMI - Peter Orr sat smiling inside the Atlanta Braves' dugout an hour before the team's Opening Day game against Florida.

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.

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.

Smoltz whipped in starting effort
MIAMI - In the grand spectrum of possibilities for John Smoltz's return to the mound as a Braves starter, Tuesday's outcome was down on the list.

Marlins shut out Braves
MIAMI - The season was only in the second inning when John Smoltz called it a day, fans taunting him with tomahawk chops as he trudged to the dugout, his first start in nearly four years a big bust.

Smoltz whipped in starting effort
MIAMI - In the grand spectrum of possibilities for John Smoltz's return to the mound as a Braves starter, Tuesday's outcome was down on the list.

Marlins shut out Braves
MIAMI - The season was only in the second inning when John Smoltz called it a day, fans taunting him with tomahawk chops as he trudged to the dugout, his first start in nearly four years a big bust.

Marlins shut out Braves

Smoltz whipped in starting effort

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.

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.

Braves: Pitching list creates buzz

ChevronTexaco will buy its rival

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.

Cellular providers increase networks
Something was in the air not long after Phil Mickelson sank his birdie putt to win the Masters Tournament last year.

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.

Panel studies rising imports

Crude prices top records

Cellular providers increase networks
Something was in the air not long after Phil Mickelson sank his birdie putt to win the Masters Tournament last year.

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.

Many hotel rooms vacant
Getting a hotel room during Masters Week is easier than many people think.

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

Drug company plans cutbacks
NEW YORK - Pfizer Inc., the world's largest drugmaker, on Tuesday forecast a 6 percent decline in earnings this year as it launches a cost-cutting plan aimed at saving $4 billion by 2008 amid concerns over patent expirations and the safety of its popular painkiller Celebrex.

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.

Greenspan urges restraint
WASHINGTON - High oil and natural gas prices have put energy markets under a degree of strain that hasn't been seen in a generation, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Tuesday, but he warned policy-makers against interfering with market forces he hoped would eventually stabilize prices.

Business briefs

State regulators impose fine on AT&T
ATLANTA - Regulators on Tuesday ordered AT&T to pay the state $100,000 and give prepaid phone cards to Georgia National Guardsmen deployed overseas because the company mistakenly added a charge to thousands of phone bills last year.

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.

Stocks move slightly on Greenspan report
NEW YORK - Stocks got a lift from Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on Tuesday, rising modestly after he said the recent climb in oil prices was already curbing demand for crude. Oil futures dropped sharply on the news.

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.

Greenspan urges restraint

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.

Stocks move slightly on Greenspan report

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
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.

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.

Cellular providers increase networks

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.

Stocks regroup as oil prices back off high

Greenspan urges restraint
WASHINGTON - High oil and natural gas prices have put energy markets under a degree of strain that hasn't been seen in a generation, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Tuesday, but he warned policy-makers against interfering with market forces he hoped would eventually stabilize prices.

Giving golfers a boost

State regulators impose fine on AT&T
ATLANTA - Regulators on Tuesday ordered AT&T to pay the state $100,000 and give prepaid phone cards to Georgia National Guardsmen deployed overseas because the company mistakenly added a charge to thousands of phone bills last year.

Stocks move slightly on Greenspan report
NEW YORK - Stocks got a lift from Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on Tuesday, rising modestly after he said the recent climb in oil prices was already curbing demand for crude. Oil futures dropped sharply on the news.

State regulators impose fine on AT&T

Support aids programs' revival

Ovation awaited Carolina

Mulkey's way sweet for Bears

Williams, Heels hold on for victory

Coaches revived failing programs

Editorial correction
The April 4 editorial "Welcome, Masters Week" should have said that The Augusta Chronicle's Masters 2005 Special Section was published Sunday.

Great gunlock program
Banning gun ownership to cut back on accidental shootings, as gun control advocates urge, makes as much sense as reimposing Prohibition to curb drunken-driving accidents.

Bolton for ambassador

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.

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
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

Room for improvement

Bolton for ambassador
Democrats don't seem to understand that they didn't win the election last November.

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.

Editorial correction

Editorial correction
The April 4 editorial "Welcome, Masters Week" should have said that The Augusta Chronicle's Masters 2005 Special Section was published Sunday.

Bolton for ambassador
Democrats don't seem to understand that they didn't win the election last November.

People in the News
NEW YORK - A new film starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr. about the life of photographer Diane Arbus will be shot at Brooklyn's new Steiner Studios.

People in the News
NEW YORK - A new film starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr. about the life of photographer Diane Arbus will be shot at Brooklyn's new Steiner Studios.

Report: 'Housewives' flip out at photo shoot
NEW YORK - They may appear sultry and ready for summer on the May cover of Vanity Fair, but according to the magazine, the stars of ABC's "Desperate Housewives" were actually steaming angry.

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.

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.

Yummy low-fat Mojo chicken with coco rice
There's a vibrant Latin flair to this chicken dish, a touch of Cuban style. Allow a little time for marinating the chicken in a typical "mojo," the highly seasoned but low-fat citrus marinade, and savor the resulting rich taste and aroma.

Avocado and pineapple salad, a cool vegetarian dish
VEGETARIAN COOKING: Avocado and pineapple salad, squash fritters with raisins and peanuts, and daiguiris

Quick and easy Golden Gate pizza
Home-baked, fresh-tasting pizza is a treat that busy cooks may rule out on weeknights, thinking that preparation is too time-consuming. But short cuts help, and two recipes on this page are 30-minute wonders that can happily solve mealtime crunches for hungry families.

Quick and easy Golden Gate pizza

Quick and easy Golden Gate pizza
Home-baked, fresh-tasting pizza is a treat that busy cooks may rule out on weeknights, thinking that preparation is too time-consuming. But short cuts help, and two recipes on this page are 30-minute wonders that can happily solve mealtime crunches for hungry families.

Avocado and pineapple salad, a cool vegetarian dish

Yummy low-fat Mojo chicken with coco rice
There's a vibrant Latin flair to this chicken dish, a touch of Cuban style. Allow a little time for marinating the chicken in a typical "mojo," the highly seasoned but low-fat citrus marinade, and savor the resulting rich taste and aroma.

Fig fans can enjoy favorite fruit year-round

Avocado and pineapple salad, a cool vegetarian dish
VEGETARIAN COOKING: Avocado and pineapple salad, squash fritters with raisins and peanuts, and daiguiris

Yummy low-fat Mojo chicken with coco rice

Fig fans can enjoy favorite fruit year-round
Figs of all kinds have won many fans for their special sweetness and texture, increasingly enjoyed as the fresh fruit has become widely available in season.

Fig fans can enjoy favorite fruit year-round
Figs of all kinds have won many fans for their special sweetness and texture, increasingly enjoyed as the fresh fruit has become widely available in season.

Mickelson wins on fourth playoff hole

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.

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.

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

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.

Master San Diego-inspired fish tacos
San Diego is known for beautiful beaches, perfect weather and one of the world's largest zoos.

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 ...

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.

Police seek man who shot at deputies
AIKEN - Police are searching for a Columbia County man who fired several rounds from a handgun at deputies from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office early this morning.

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.

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.

Christians face more tribulations
Because God's past blessings on this country were taken for granted, it was presumed that American Christians would never face the tribulations encountered by many believers of other lands. P.K. Fitzgerald, Harlem

Exactly where do our true roots lie?
When biracial American Essie Mae Washington-Williams finally came forward to publicly acknowledge that the late Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., was her biological father, she only confirmed what many Americans had known for a long time.E. Maner, Augusta

Poor budgeting slighted SRS
The executive branch of the U.S. government, including the Department of Energy, cannot see fit to budget $7 million for the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory for fiscal year 2006 as it did in 2005. H. Perry Holcomb, North Augusta, S.C.

Poor budgeting slighted SRS

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
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.

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.

Banish liberal letter writers

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.

Poor budgeting slighted SRS
The executive branch of the U.S. government, including the Department of Energy, cannot see fit to budget $7 million for the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory for fiscal year 2006 as it did in 2005. H. Perry Holcomb, North Augusta, S.C.

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

Cool contest

Family Briefs

Health calendar

Golf pros help students with technique

Golfers having a vine time

Seniors calendar

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.

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.

Golf pros help students with technique
After a tug on her pink-trimmed sleeve and some instruction to let her right arm relax, Macie Russell, 9, showed the promise of a rising golf star.

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

Cool contest
The 66th Annual Miss Georgia Forestry State Scholarship Pageant will be held in Tifton, Ga., on June 10 for Tiny and Little Miss, June 11 for Junior and Teen Miss and June 18 for Miss.

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.

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

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

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

Golf pros help students with technique
After a tug on her pink-trimmed sleeve and some instruction to let her right arm relax, Macie Russell, 9, showed the promise of a rising golf star.

Cool contest
The 66th Annual Miss Georgia Forestry State Scholarship Pageant will be held in Tifton, Ga., on June 10 for Tiny and Little Miss, June 11 for Junior and Teen Miss and June 18 for Miss.

Saal will have to wait for his 20th victory
Augusta Lynx goalie Jason Saal is going to have wait until the final game of his career for another chance at win No. 20 this season.

Lynx: Collins impresses in Augusta debut
Augusta Lynx coach Stan Drulia said he was nervous starting new goaltender Chad Collins on the road against the Gwinnett Gladiators on Friday.

Saal will have to wait for his 20th victory

Saal will have to wait for his 20th victory
Augusta Lynx goalie Jason Saal is going to have wait until the final game of his career for another chance at win No. 20 this season.

Lynx: Collins impresses in Augusta debut
Augusta Lynx coach Stan Drulia said he was nervous starting new goaltender Chad Collins on the road against the Gwinnett Gladiators on Friday.

Lynx: Collins impresses in Augusta debut

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A bill aimed at improving physical education and nutritional standards in schools cleared a House Education subcommittee Tuesday.

Across the area
A high school freshman who went to school drunk will be transferred to Alternative School until school ends in May.

Development law causes concerns

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.

Garage blaze destroys home
A firefighter from Columbia County's North Columbia Fire-Rescue sprays water on part of the smoldering attic of a Grovetown home that caught fire Tuesday morning.

Police seek man who shot at deputies

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Crime tips sometimes too vague
Sometimes, the online tips submitted through the Richmond County Sheriff's Office Web site are helpful.

Golfer relates lesson in faith
Pro golfer K.J. Choi gave about 650 fans at the Augusta Golf Breakfast a short lesson in Korean on Tuesday.

Development law causes concerns
AIKEN - Indecisive developers will get more time to sit on approved building plans under a South Carolina law that takes effect in July, creating possible zoning headaches for local governments.

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.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

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

Greek families embrace food, fellowship
His ancestors hail from the lush Greek island of Lesvos. Her lineage leads to Sparta, in the Greek mountain country.

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 South Carolina

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across Georgia

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

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

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

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A bill aimed at improving physical education and nutritional standards in schools cleared a House Education subcommittee Tuesday.

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.

Greek families embrace food, fellowship
His ancestors hail from the lush Greek island of Lesvos. Her lineage leads to Sparta, in the Greek mountain country.

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.

Court rejects rapist's appeal
Aaron LeBlanc - the man acquitted of three rape charges in Augusta less than a month before he raped a neighbor in North Carolina - lost his appeal Tuesday.

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

Across the area
A high school freshman who went to school drunk will be transferred to Alternative School until school ends in May.

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
Jessica Alicia Murray is today's Kid of the Day.

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.

Fugitive shot by FBI agent, officials say
Authorities are investigating the death of a California fugitive who they said was shot by an FBI agent in rural Burke County.

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

Court rejects rapist's appeal

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.

News you can use

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Kid of the Day

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.

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

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.

Correction
An article in Tuesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle provided inaccurate directions to Masters Tournament visitors.

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
Jessica Alicia Murray is today's Kid of the Day.

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across Georgia
CUMMING - A serial killer suspect has told authorities he raped and killed a hairdresser who has been missing for nearly a year.

Correction

Police say drag-racing caused crash
Three people were hospitalized Tuesday night after a head-on collision that deputies say was caused by drag-racing.

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.

Police seek man who shot at deputies
AIKEN - Police are searching for a Columbia County man who fired several rounds from a handgun at deputies from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office early this morning.

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.

Engineers control traffic flow
The overflow of traffic Augusta experiences during Masters Week is about on par with the congestion experienced in Atlanta every single day of the year.

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

Greek families embrace food, fellowship

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Correction
An article in Tuesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle provided inaccurate directions to Masters Tournament visitors.

Across Georgia

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.

Hispanic community united by language

Across Georgia
CUMMING - A serial killer suspect has told authorities he raped and killed a hairdresser who has been missing for nearly a year.

Official alleges ethics violation

New subdivisions attracting home hunters
In the early 1900s, Grovetown was considered a summer vacation spot for Augustans hoping to leave the mosquitoes of the Savannah River, Grovetown Mayor Dennis Trudeau said.

Across the area

Fugitive shot by FBI agent, officials say
Authorities are investigating the death of a California fugitive who they said was shot by an FBI agent in rural Burke County.

Two-car crash on Washington Rd. ejects driver

Engineers control traffic flow
The overflow of traffic Augusta experiences during Masters Week is about on par with the congestion experienced in Atlanta every single day of the year.

News you can use

Rockin' and raisin' dough
Augusta National wasn't the only golf course with an enthusiastic gallery Tuesday.

Across South Carolina

New subdivisions attracting home hunters
In the early 1900s, Grovetown was considered a summer vacation spot for Augustans hoping to leave the mosquitoes of the Savannah River, Grovetown Mayor Dennis Trudeau said.

Four students, parent get sent to jail

Police say drag-racing caused crash

Kid of the Day

Fugitive shot by FBI agent, officials say

Across the Southeast

New subdivisions attracting home hunters

Police say drag-racing caused crash
Three people were hospitalized Tuesday night after a head-on collision that deputies say was caused by drag-racing.

Garage blaze destroys home

Second district rejects buses

Across the area

Schools request order be lifted
A Superior Court judge will decide Monday whether to lift a restraining order that halted construction of the new Evans Middle School.

Engineers control traffic flow

Garage blaze destroys home
A firefighter from Columbia County's North Columbia Fire-Rescue sprays water on part of the smoldering attic of a Grovetown home that caught fire Tuesday morning.

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

Court rejects rapist's appeal
Aaron LeBlanc - the man acquitted of three rape charges in Augusta less than a month before he raped a neighbor in North Carolina - lost his appeal Tuesday.

Development law causes concerns
AIKEN - Indecisive developers will get more time to sit on approved building plans under a South Carolina law that takes effect in July, creating possible zoning headaches for local governments.

Disney boss' son follows into show business with 'Sahara'
LOS ANGELES - Even if he made movies under an alias, Breck Eisner would have a tough time concealing his Hollywood lineage.

At the Movies: 'Kung Fu Hustle'

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.

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.

Disney boss' son follows into show business with 'Sahara'

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.

Disney boss' son follows into show business with 'Sahara'
LOS ANGELES - Even if he made movies under an alias, Breck Eisner would have a tough time concealing his Hollywood lineage.

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.

At the Movies: 'Fever Pitch'

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
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Sound Bites: Music Reviews

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
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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.

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.

O'Neal misses Heat game with stomach ailment
MIAMI - Shaquille O'Neal missed Miami's game against Chicago on Tuesday with a stomach ailment, marking the fifth game the Heat's All-Star center has missed this season because of injury or illness.

O'Neal misses Heat game with stomach ailment
MIAMI - Shaquille O'Neal missed Miami's game against Chicago on Tuesday with a stomach ailment, marking the fifth game the Heat's All-Star center has missed this season because of injury or illness.

O'Neal misses Heat game with stomach ailment

Mulkey's way sweet for Bears
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Baylor Lady Bears simply wanted to be a shining light for a university that needed something to applaud. One dazzling national championship ought to do.

Ovation awaited Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - With thousands of Carolina blue-clad fans cheering in the Smith Center, Rashad McCants rested his left arm on the NCAA championship trophy and gave it a glance.

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

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

Support aids programs' revival
INDIANAPOLIS - Presidents and athletic directors who are wanting to build strong women's basketball programs might want to ask Baylor coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson and Michigan State coach Joanne P. McCallie for advice.

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.

Mulkey's way sweet for Bears
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Baylor Lady Bears simply wanted to be a shining light for a university that needed something to applaud. One dazzling national championship ought to do.

Ovation awaited Carolina
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - With thousands of Carolina blue-clad fans cheering in the Smith Center, Rashad McCants rested his left arm on the NCAA championship trophy and gave it a glance.

Support aids programs' revival
INDIANAPOLIS - Presidents and athletic directors who are wanting to build strong women's basketball programs might want to ask Baylor coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson and Michigan State coach Joanne P. McCallie for advice.

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.

Mr. Ronald Cleckley, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)
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Mr. Walter Leon Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. Fannie M. Lockhart    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)
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Mr. Clarence McCloud, Jr.    (DETROIT, MI.)
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Mr. Edward S. Occhipinti    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. Annas Patterson    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)
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Dr. J. Robert Teabeaut II,    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mr. Wesley Stephens    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)
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Ms. Ieshia Strother    (WARRENTON, Ga.)
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Mrs. Pauline Tucker    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)
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Mr. John S. Turner, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
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Mr. Stanley V. Dawkins    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
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Mr. James Williams    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
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Mr. Milton Burley, Sr.    (NORWOOD, Ga.)
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Mrs. Fern Baugh    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)
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Mrs. Ida Jane Moore    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Dot Johnson    (WHEELER COUNTY, Ga.)

Dequan Rashad Gaffney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Randall Klingler    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Sterling Norris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Walter Leon Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tyreida Powell    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Fannie M. Lockhart    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Ms. Rosa Mae Bryant    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Lola Marie Garvin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Clarence McCloud, Jr.    (DETROIT, MI.)

Mrs. Ruby Wright    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Lt. Col Charles E. Gochenaur    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)
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Mrs. Annas Patterson (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

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Mrs. Ruby Wright (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Lola Marie Garvin (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Clarence McCloud, Jr. (DETROIT, MI.)

Mr. Robbie Dolvin (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Lt. Col Charles E. Gochenaur (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Dequan Rashad Gaffney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Pernell Brooks (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Rose Anna Blount (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Eddie Clark (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. Randall Klingler (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Fannie M. Lockhart (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Fern Baugh (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Dot Johnson (WHEELER COUNTY, Ga.)

Ms. Rosa Mae Bryant (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mr. Robert E. Bartley (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Catherine Sheppard (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Pauline Tucker (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Tyreida Powell (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Reverend Clarence Jackson (ATLANTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Walter Leon Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ronald Cleckley, Sr. (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Geraldine Kruger (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Sampson Black (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Sherrod (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tallulah Ann Moran (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Sterling Norris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Fern Baugh (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Ms. Florence Babcock (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucinda Spann (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Dr. J. Robert Teabeaut II, (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Congress seeks other sports' testing data

16-team field announced for Tour de Georgia

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In Baton Rouge, La., Louisiana State's Seimone Augustus won the 2005 Naismith Trophy as Women's College Basketball Player of the Year, the school announced Tuesday.

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

16-team field announced for Tour de Georgia
ATLANTA - Eighteen nations are represented in the 16-team field announced Tuesday for the April 19-24 Tour de Georgia, a cycling race which may provide the last chance to see Lance Armstrong compete in America.

Congress seeks other sports' testing data
WASHINGTON - Congressmen looking into steroids in sports sent letters Tuesday to the heads of the NBA, NHL and five other groups asking for information about their drug-testing policies.

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.

Overtime
In Baton Rouge, La., Louisiana State's Seimone Augustus won the 2005 Naismith Trophy as Women's College Basketball Player of the Year, the school announced Tuesday.

16-team field announced for Tour de Georgia
ATLANTA - Eighteen nations are represented in the 16-team field announced Tuesday for the April 19-24 Tour de Georgia, a cycling race which may provide the last chance to see Lance Armstrong compete in America.

Congress seeks other sports' testing data
WASHINGTON - Congressmen looking into steroids in sports sent letters Tuesday to the heads of the NBA, NHL and five other groups asking for information about their drug-testing policies.

CBS dominates ratings with Thursday lineup, basketball

Britney Spears and husband to star in reality series
NEW YORK - Britney Spears and hubby Kevin Federline have said "I do" to star in a UPN reality series that documents their courtship, engagement and wedding.

CBS dominates ratings with Thursday lineup, basketball
NEW YORK - CBS' strong Thursday night lineup and the NCAA men's basketball tournament helped the network dominate the prime-time ratings competition last week.

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

ABC's Peter Jennings is diagnosed with lung cancer
NEW YORK - Peter Jennings, who revealed he has lung cancer Tuesday, plans to continue on "World News Tonight" as much as he can after beginning chemotherapy next week.

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.

ABC's Peter Jennings is diagnosed with lung cancer
NEW YORK - Peter Jennings, who revealed he has lung cancer Tuesday, plans to continue on "World News Tonight" as much as he can after beginning chemotherapy next week.

Networks placing new faith in religious shows

CBS dominates ratings with Thursday lineup, basketball
NEW YORK - CBS' strong Thursday night lineup and the NCAA men's basketball tournament helped the network dominate the prime-time ratings competition last week.

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

ABC's Peter Jennings is diagnosed with lung cancer

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UGA: Tanner joins Walker as number is retired

UGA: Tanner joins Walker as number is retired
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia senior center Russ Tanner will be in select company when his No. 50 jersey is retired at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville at a ceremony at the school's spring football game in May.

UGA: Tanner joins Walker as number is retired
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia senior center Russ Tanner will be in select company when his No. 50 jersey is retired at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville at a ceremony at the school's spring football game in May.

Odom doesn't squelch Virginia rumors
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina coach Dave Odom talked to his players Tuesday about the team banquet, the NCAA championship game and improving their skills before next season.

Odom doesn't squelch Virginia rumors
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina coach Dave Odom talked to his players Tuesday about the team banquet, the NCAA championship game and improving their skills before next season.

Odom doesn't squelch Virginia rumors

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.

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.

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.

Teen strives to keep his skills up to par

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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.

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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.

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

Tweet sheds 'Oops' to bare her soul

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

Spring break is time to make money, find summer job

Girl should direct focus to boyfriend

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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