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"
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

Castelli Gallery sticks to its roots in "Homestyle"

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.

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.

Phillies defeat Nationals

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 whipped in starting effort

Braves: Pitching list creates buzz

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 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

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

ChevronTexaco will buy its rival

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

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.

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 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.

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.

Giving golfers a boost

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Crude prices top records

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.

Panel studies rising imports

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cellular providers increase networks

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.

Business briefs

Stocks move slightly on Greenspan report

Stocks regroup as oil prices back off high

State regulators impose fine on AT&T

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.

Ovation awaited Carolina

Support aids programs' revival

Coaches revived failing programs

Mulkey's way sweet for Bears

Williams, Heels hold on for victory

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.

Bolton for ambassador

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Kofi burns United Nations

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

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.

Room for improvement

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

Quick and easy Golden Gate pizza

Yummy low-fat Mojo chicken with coco rice

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
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

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.

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

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

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
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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Banish liberal letter writers

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

We can learn a lot from our heroes

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

Poor budgeting slighted SRS

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

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.

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.

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.

Health calendar

Family Briefs

Seniors calendar

Golf pros help students with technique

Cool contest

Golfers having a vine time

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Lynx: Collins impresses in Augusta debut

Saal will have to wait for his 20th victory

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
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
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.

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.

News you can use

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.

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.

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.

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

Kid of the Day

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.

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

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.

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.

Across the area

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Police say drag-racing caused crash

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 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.

Fugitive shot by FBI agent, officials say

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Official alleges ethics violation

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.

Two-car crash on Washington Rd. ejects driver

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 South Carolina

Police seek man who shot at deputies

Four students, parent get sent to jail

Correction

Across the Southeast

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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
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.

Kid of the Day

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.

Development law causes concerns

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

New subdivisions attracting home hunters

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

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

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.

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

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Garage blaze destroys home

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.

Greek families embrace food, fellowship

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

News you can use

Across Georgia

Across South Carolina

Engineers control traffic flow

Court rejects rapist's appeal

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

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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

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.

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

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

Across Georgia

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

Hispanic community united by language

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

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

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: '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'

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: '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: '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.

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.

Sound Bites: Music Reviews

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
Selected music releases:

Sound Bites: Music Reviews
Selected music releases:

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Robbie Dolvin    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)
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Dequan Rashad Gaffney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Reverend Clarence Jackson    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tyreida Powell    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Robbie Dolvin    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Nellie R. Redd    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Bernard    (EVANS, Ga.)
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Mr. Robert E. Bartley    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Sampson Black    (BARTOW, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Randall Klingler    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Sherrod    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Mr. Harold Bates    (JACKSON, S.C.)
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Mr. Ronald Cleckley, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)
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Dequan Rashad Gaffney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mr. James Williams    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Rose Anna Blount    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

Mr. Harold Bates    (JACKSON, S.C.)

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

Mr. Harold "Tony" Bates    (JACKSON, S.C.)
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Ms. Florence Babcock    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mr. Robert E. Bartley    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)
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Mr. James Williams    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
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Mrs. Nellie R. Redd    (EVANS, Ga.)
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Ms. Ieshia Strother    (WARRENTON, Ga.)
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Mrs. France R. Ross    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
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Mr. Pernell Brooks    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Lt. Col Charles E. Gochenaur    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)
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Mrs. Fern Baugh    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)
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Mr. Eddie Clark    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)
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Mr. Milton Burley, Sr.    (NORWOOD, Ga.)
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Mr. Ronald Cleckley, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)
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Mr. Stanley V. Dawkins    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
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Mrs. Hazel Edmunds Hill    (BEAUFORT, S.C.)
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Mr. Hammie Eugene Partlow    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. Lorene Hood Smith    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)
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Mrs. Della B. Harris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Reverend Clarence Jackson    (ATLANTA, Ga.)
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Ms. Florence Babcock    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ida Jane Moore    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
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Mr. John S. Turner, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Dot Johnson    (WHEELER COUNTY, Ga.)
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Mrs. Lucinda Spann    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Martha Kennedy    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
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Mr. Sterling Norris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Roy E. May    (THOMSON, Ga.)
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Mr. Edward S. Occhipinti    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mr. Randall Klingler    (EVANS, Ga.)
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Mrs. Geraldine Kruger    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. Martha Kennedy    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Walter Leon Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. Fannie M. Lockhart    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)
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Mr. Ronald Cleckley, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)

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Mrs. Lola Marie Garvin    (AIKEN, S.C.)
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Mr. Eddie Clark    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Clarence McCloud, Jr.    (DETROIT, MI.)
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Mr. John S. Turner, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
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Mr. Edward S. Occhipinti    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. Pauline Tucker    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)
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Mrs. Annas Patterson    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)
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Mr. Wesley Stephens    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)
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Dr. J. Robert Teabeaut II,    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Mrs. France R. Ross    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
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Mr. Stanley V. Dawkins    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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Mrs. Annas Patterson    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Sterling Norris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Hammie Eugene Partlow (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Dequan Rashad Gaffney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Eddie Clark (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. Randall Klingler (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Fern Baugh (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

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

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

Ms. Florence Babcock (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Pauline Tucker (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Sherrod (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Reverend Clarence Jackson (ATLANTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Walter Leon Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robbie Dolvin (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ruby Wright (WARRENTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Annas Patterson (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Geraldine Kruger (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Sampson Black (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mr. Pernell Brooks (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tallulah Ann Moran (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Dot Johnson (WHEELER COUNTY, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Fern Baugh (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Rose Anna Blount (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Tyreida Powell (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Overtime

16-team field announced for Tour de Georgia

Congress seeks other sports' testing data

Overtime

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

ABC's Peter Jennings is diagnosed with lung cancer

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

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

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.

People in the News

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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

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.

Question of the week
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Tweet sheds 'Oops' to bare her soul

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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.

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
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.

Question of the week

Girl should direct focus to boyfriend

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

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.

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.

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.

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
NEW YORK - Having a hit single right out the gate can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing. Just ask Tweet.

Teen strives to keep his skills up to par

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.

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

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

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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