Lewis becomes third member of '500' club
Dietmar Perez was a pitcher on the Harlem baseball team that got Jimmie Lewis his first high school baseball win as a coach in 1979.

Nationals defeat Phillies
WASHINGTON - Brad Wilkerson connected off previously unbeaten Jon Lieber for the first upper-deck home run at RFK Stadium in 34 years, leading the Washington Nationals to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Phillies slide by Nationals

Nationals defeat Phillies

Lewis becomes third member of '500' club
Dietmar Perez was a pitcher on the Harlem baseball team that got Jimmie Lewis his first high school baseball win as a coach in 1979.

Phillies slide by Nationals
WASHINGTON - This victory should have been a walk in the park for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Lewis becomes third member of '500' club

Phillies slide by Nationals
WASHINGTON - This victory should have been a walk in the park for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Nationals defeat Phillies
WASHINGTON - Brad Wilkerson connected off previously unbeaten Jon Lieber for the first upper-deck home run at RFK Stadium in 34 years, leading the Washington Nationals to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Clever government agency earns mention in column

Woman accused in finger case waives extradition
LAS VEGAS - The woman who was arrested after claiming she bit into a human finger in a bowl of Wendy's chili waived extradition Tuesday, telling a judge she was eager to return to California to face charges.

Buffalo roam in a suburb of Baltimore
PIKESVILLE, Md. - A herd of buffalo somehow got loose and wandered around an upscale neighborhood Tuesday, disrupting traffic and alarming homeowners before officers managed to corral them in a tennis court.

Odds and Ends
NEWARK, N.J. - She's 87 and "a nice lady." She's also facing a weapons charge after trying to enter a county courthouse with a.38-caliber Smith & Wesson.

Odds and Ends
NEWARK, N.J. - She's 87 and "a nice lady." She's also facing a weapons charge after trying to enter a county courthouse with a.38-caliber Smith & Wesson.

Buffalo roam in a suburb of Baltimore
PIKESVILLE, Md. - A herd of buffalo somehow got loose and wandered around an upscale neighborhood Tuesday, disrupting traffic and alarming homeowners before officers managed to corral them in a tennis court.

Woman accused in finger case waives extradition
LAS VEGAS - The woman who was arrested after claiming she bit into a human finger in a bowl of Wendy's chili waived extradition Tuesday, telling a judge she was eager to return to California to face charges.

Winners of whistlers convention announced
LOUISBURG, N.C. - The Seven Dwarfs did it at work. Some people do it in the shower. But it takes a special kind of person to whistle competitively.

Winners of whistlers convention announced
LOUISBURG, N.C. - The Seven Dwarfs did it at work. Some people do it in the shower. But it takes a special kind of person to whistle competitively.

Mets defeat Braves

Braves hoping Jones gets well soon

Smoltz breaks through with win
NEW YORK -- So you thought John Smoltz's first win as a starter since 2001 would come easily?

Furcal swipes three for first time in career

Mets defeat Braves
NEW YORK - Mike Piazza broke out of a slump with three hits and Cliff Floyd and David Wright hit two-run homers as the New York Mets came from behind to end the Atlanta Braves' four-game winning streak, 5-4 Monday night.

Furcal swipes three for first time in career
NEW YORK -- Given his speed and how long he's been in the league, it doesn't seem possible it took until Monday for Braves shortstop Rafael Furcal to notch a special milestone.

Braves topple Mets
NEW YORK - John Smoltz finally got some run support and bullpen help, earning his first win of the season Tuesday night in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over Pedro Martinez and the New York Mets.

Braves hoping Jones gets well soon
NEW YORK - Chipper Jones was hopeful that the pain in his left foot would dissipate by Monday morning. Instead, it had worsened.

Braves topple Mets
NEW YORK - John Smoltz finally got some run support and bullpen help, earning his first win of the season Tuesday night in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over Pedro Martinez and the New York Mets.

Mets hang on to win at home
NEW YORK - You knew it was bound to happen sometime. Wishful as some might have been, Atlanta's starting pitchers weren't going to keep coming up aces all season long.

Furcal swipes three for first time in career
NEW YORK -- Given his speed and how long he's been in the league, it doesn't seem possible it took until Monday for Braves shortstop Rafael Furcal to notch a special milestone.

Braves hoping Jones gets well soon
NEW YORK - Chipper Jones was hopeful that the pain in his left foot would dissipate by Monday morning. Instead, it had worsened.

Smoltz breaks through with win
NEW YORK -- So you thought John Smoltz's first win as a starter since 2001 would come easily?

Mets hang on to win at home
NEW YORK - You knew it was bound to happen sometime. Wishful as some might have been, Atlanta's starting pitchers weren't going to keep coming up aces all season long.

Smoltz breaks through with win

Mets defeat Braves
NEW YORK - Mike Piazza broke out of a slump with three hits and Cliff Floyd and David Wright hit two-run homers as the New York Mets came from behind to end the Atlanta Braves' four-game winning streak, 5-4 Monday night.

Mets hang on to win at home

Braves topple Mets

Crude prices rise, approaching $56 a barrel
VIENNA, Austria - Crude oil futures prices rose Monday ahead of a meeting between President Bush and Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah that will focus in part on possible ways to bring down high oil prices.

General Motors recalling more than 2 million vehicles
WASHINGTON - General Motors Corp. said Monday it is recalling more than 2 million vehicles, including nearly 1.5 million sport utility vans and pickup trucks that have seat belt design problems.

Eye-care center looks to grow

Some change habits to save

Local sales tax pumping prices higher

Existing homes sales climb by 1 percent in March

General Motors recalling more than 2 million vehicles
WASHINGTON - General Motors Corp. said Monday it is recalling more than 2 million vehicles, including nearly 1.5 million sport utility vans and pickup trucks that have seat belt design problems.

Merger would create the largest oil refiner in North America

General Motors recalling more than 2 million vehicles

Tower lights are a registered trademark in France
PARIS - Snapping a picture of the Eiffel Tower by day, or snapping one by night. For many businesses, there's a big difference.

Microsoft ships Windows for 64-bit computers
SAN JOSE, Calif. - After years of delays, Microsoft Corp. on Monday started selling new flavors of the Windows operating system that can address vastly more memory than previous versions yet can still run software designed for older computers.

Hybrid car sales rose 81 percent in U.S. last year

Some change habits to save
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - High gasoline prices are causing some people to make lifestyle changes, while others remain relatively unaffected.

Crude prices rise, approaching $56 a barrel

Microsoft ships Windows for 64-bit computers
SAN JOSE, Calif. - After years of delays, Microsoft Corp. on Monday started selling new flavors of the Windows operating system that can address vastly more memory than previous versions yet can still run software designed for older computers.

Eye-care center looks to grow
An eye-care center in the medical district has set its sights on west Augusta.

Hybrid car sales rose 81 percent in U.S. last year
DETROIT - The lure of the Toyota Prius and other hybrid cars helped drive healthy sales of electric and alternative-powered vehicles last year, according to new data that shows the hybrid market has grown by 960 percent since 2000.

Crude prices drop after Bush meets Saudi crown prince
VIENNA, Austria - Crude futures slipped Tuesday after U.S. President George W. Bush met Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah to discuss ways to curb skyrocketing oil prices.

Microsoft ships Windows for 64-bit computers

SAP, Microsoft to link business software programs
FRANKFURT, Germany - SAP AG and Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday they had developed a new product to link their business software programs in a further cooperative step between the world's leading software producers.

Existing homes sales climb by 1 percent in March
WASHINGTON - Sales of existing homes and condominiums rose by 1 percent in March to the third-highest sales pace on record, a real estate trade group reported Monday.

RealNetworks to give away music to boost sales
NEW YORK - RealNetworks Inc., facing intense competition from file-swapping networks and from Apple Computer Inc., will give away 25 songs for free each month as part of a new service that seeks to entice music-lovers to pay for more tunes.

Merger would create the largest oil refiner in North America
SAN ANTONIO - Valero Energy Corp. plans to acquire Premcor Inc. for $6.9 billion in cash and stock as part of a deal that would create the largest refiner of crude oil in North America, company officials announced Monday. Shares of both companies rose.

Consumer confidence declines, new home sales soar
NEW YORK - Consumer confidence declined in April for the third consecutive month, signaling Americans' concerns that economic growth is leveling off. But one area of the economy is still white hot: the government said sales of new homes shot up 12.2 percent last month to the highest level in history.

Crude prices rise, approaching $56 a barrel
VIENNA, Austria - Crude oil futures prices rose Monday ahead of a meeting between President Bush and Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah that will focus in part on possible ways to bring down high oil prices.

Tower lights are a registered trademark in France
PARIS - Snapping a picture of the Eiffel Tower by day, or snapping one by night. For many businesses, there's a big difference.

Local sales tax pumping prices higher
Pete Cakanic always used to think he could find a better deal on gasoline in Georgia than he could in South Carolina.

Eye-care center looks to grow
An eye-care center in the medical district has set its sights on west Augusta.

Local sales tax pumping prices higher
Pete Cakanic always used to think he could find a better deal on gasoline in Georgia than he could in South Carolina.

Crude prices drop after Bush meets Saudi crown prince
VIENNA, Austria - Crude futures slipped Tuesday after U.S. President George W. Bush met Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah to discuss ways to curb skyrocketing oil prices.

Hybrid car sales rose 81 percent in U.S. last year
DETROIT - The lure of the Toyota Prius and other hybrid cars helped drive healthy sales of electric and alternative-powered vehicles last year, according to new data that shows the hybrid market has grown by 960 percent since 2000.

Consumer confidence declines, new home sales soar
NEW YORK - Consumer confidence declined in April for the third consecutive month, signaling Americans' concerns that economic growth is leveling off. But one area of the economy is still white hot: the government said sales of new homes shot up 12.2 percent last month to the highest level in history.

Merger would create the largest oil refiner in North America
SAN ANTONIO - Valero Energy Corp. plans to acquire Premcor Inc. for $6.9 billion in cash and stock as part of a deal that would create the largest refiner of crude oil in North America, company officials announced Monday. Shares of both companies rose.

Tower lights are a registered trademark in France

Existing homes sales climb by 1 percent in March
WASHINGTON - Sales of existing homes and condominiums rose by 1 percent in March to the third-highest sales pace on record, a real estate trade group reported Monday.

Consumer confidence declines, new home sales soar

Crude prices drop after Bush meets Saudi crown prince

Some change habits to save
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - High gasoline prices are causing some people to make lifestyle changes, while others remain relatively unaffected.

Part of area's history saved from the rough

Answers can put fat myths in focus
Fat is one of the most talked about, troublesome and baffling components of the human body. Test your knowledge to see whether you're up to date:

Is the ride over?
You can't keep leaking oil this way: General Motors last week reported a $1.1 billion loss in the first three months of 2005.

Catching a dream
Ever seen someone actually catch up to a dream and grab onto it? You have now.

Catching a dream

Can't drink to this

Is the ride over?
You can't keep leaking oil this way: General Motors last week reported a $1.1 billion loss in the first three months of 2005.

Can't drink to this
As if airline flight attendants don't have enough to do looking after the flying public, they may soon have to count the number of drinks passengers down. That is, unless the Georgia Supreme Court comes to its senses.

Is the ride over?

Frist-strike capability
The threat of the nuclear option will always be preferable to the use of it.

Catching a dream
Ever seen someone actually catch up to a dream and grab onto it? You have now.

Can't drink to this
As if airline flight attendants don't have enough to do looking after the flying public, they may soon have to count the number of drinks passengers down. That is, unless the Georgia Supreme Court comes to its senses.

Truth comes at a price
You may have heard or read lately about some shoddy, even dishonest, journalism: a Boston freelancer who made up details of a seal hunt that never actually occurred; Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom, who described a scene at a Final Four basketball game that, too, never happened.

Truth comes at a price

Truth comes at a price
You may have heard or read lately about some shoddy, even dishonest, journalism: a Boston freelancer who made up details of a seal hunt that never actually occurred; Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom, who described a scene at a Final Four basketball game that, too, never happened.

George Lopez has kidney transplant from wife
LOS ANGELES - George Lopez has undergone a kidney transplant with an organ donated by his wife.

'Lennon' cancels Boston engagement
NEW YORK - "Lennon," the new musical celebrating the life and songs of John Lennon, has canceled its Boston tryout to retool for the show's Broadway opening, still scheduled for July 28.

People in the News
NEW YORK - MTV is pointing to spikey-haired singer Ryan Cabrera to host "Score," a new reality dating show. Unlike his ex-girlfriend's "The Ashlee Simpson Show," Cabrera's show won't focus on his personal life.

The Top Five
The tiop five list in entertainment.

Travers to undergo bone marrow transplant
STAMFORD, Conn. - Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, who has been battling leukemia, will undergo a bone marrow transplant after finding a donor.

George Lopez has kidney transplant from wife
LOS ANGELES - George Lopez has undergone a kidney transplant with an organ donated by his wife.

Published photos show Pitt, Jolie strolling on a beach
NEW YORK - It's true - again? Despite denials of a romance between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, new photographs show the couple on a beach in Africa, according to published reports.

Published photos show Pitt, Jolie strolling on a beach
NEW YORK - It's true - again? Despite denials of a romance between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, new photographs show the couple on a beach in Africa, according to published reports.

Travel agent testifies in Jackson trial
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A travel agent testifying under immunity in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial said Tuesday she booked a flight to Brazil for the family of the pop star's accuser at the request of one of the singer's business associates.

People in the News
NEW YORK - MTV is pointing to spikey-haired singer Ryan Cabrera to host "Score," a new reality dating show. Unlike his ex-girlfriend's "The Ashlee Simpson Show," Cabrera's show won't focus on his personal life.

'Lennon' cancels Boston engagement
NEW YORK - "Lennon," the new musical celebrating the life and songs of John Lennon, has canceled its Boston tryout to retool for the show's Broadway opening, still scheduled for July 28.

Travel agent testifies in Jackson trial
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A travel agent testifying under immunity in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial said Tuesday she booked a flight to Brazil for the family of the pop star's accuser at the request of one of the singer's business associates.

People in the News
ROSEDALE, Md. - Motley Crue is joining efforts to find a Baltimore area woman missing since March 6, when she failed to meet friends for the band's concert in Washington.

The Top Five
The tiop five list in entertainment.

People in the News
ROSEDALE, Md. - Motley Crue is joining efforts to find a Baltimore area woman missing since March 6, when she failed to meet friends for the band's concert in Washington.

Easy to make low-fat Asian chicken with scallions
LOW-FAT COOKING: Asian chicken with scallions, miso chicken with fresh ginger

Create a fast meal with pea salad with bacon and eggs

Crepes with blueberries are a treat to remember

Create a fast meal with pea salad with bacon and eggs
Sometimes it's so easy being green. The ever-popular pea, a favorite springtime veggie, is arriving in quantity in produce sections, and who'd want to resist its multiple appeals? Along with the vibrant color, there's the so-edible size, the crunchy-smooth texture and subtly distinctive taste.

Create a fast meal with pea salad with bacon and eggs
Sometimes it's so easy being green. The ever-popular pea, a favorite springtime veggie, is arriving in quantity in produce sections, and who'd want to resist its multiple appeals? Along with the vibrant color, there's the so-edible size, the crunchy-smooth texture and subtly distinctive taste.

Easy to make low-fat Asian chicken with scallions
LOW-FAT COOKING: Asian chicken with scallions, miso chicken with fresh ginger

Vegatarian recipe for breaded and baked eggplant

Vegatarian recipe for breaded and baked eggplant
CONCORD, N.H. - Matzo pizza and pickled herring. My father's a proud Jew, but he's a strange cook. When it comes to dining from his heritage, he has a limited (and blessedly infrequent) repertoire - matzo pizza and pickled herring.

Easy to make low-fat Asian chicken with scallions

Crepes with blueberries are a treat to remember
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - For Mother's Day or any day, cheese-filled crepes with blueberry sauce made with this recipe from The Culinary Institute of America would be a treat to remember long after the day itself. Although traditionally eaten in the morning, crepes can be served as a light snack, an impressive brunch item, or mouthwatering dessert.

Crepes with blueberries are a treat to remember
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - For Mother's Day or any day, cheese-filled crepes with blueberry sauce made with this recipe from The Culinary Institute of America would be a treat to remember long after the day itself. Although traditionally eaten in the morning, crepes can be served as a light snack, an impressive brunch item, or mouthwatering dessert.

Vegatarian recipe for breaded and baked eggplant
CONCORD, N.H. - Matzo pizza and pickled herring. My father's a proud Jew, but he's a strange cook. When it comes to dining from his heritage, he has a limited (and blessedly infrequent) repertoire - matzo pizza and pickled herring.

RiverDogs' pitcher mows down Jackets
The Augusta GreenJackets had the chance Tuesday night to put themselves back atop the standings in the South Atlantic League's Southern Division.

RiverDogs' pitcher mows down Jackets
The Augusta GreenJackets had the chance Tuesday night to put themselves back atop the standings in the South Atlantic League's Southern Division.

Team welcomes return of first baseman
Augusta GreenJackets first baseman Jason Columbus started the season batting.455 in three games.

Team welcomes return of first baseman
Augusta GreenJackets first baseman Jason Columbus started the season batting.455 in three games.

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Golf's popularity on rise in China
Judging from all the tee times in China, golf is shifting its roots.

Golf's popularity on rise in China

Golf's popularity on rise in China
Judging from all the tee times in China, golf is shifting its roots.

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Upcoming events

Team welcomes return of first baseman

RiverDogs' pitcher mows down Jackets

Booker leaves Hephzibah for Burke Co. job

Booker leaves Hephzibah for Burke Co. job
One of the most successful coaches in recent Hephzibah football history made a decision last month. He wanted to step back from the limelight a bit and concentrate on another team. His home team.

Booker leaves Hephzibah for Burke Co. job
One of the most successful coaches in recent Hephzibah football history made a decision last month. He wanted to step back from the limelight a bit and concentrate on another team. His home team.

Sage plays flavorful role in pork tenderloin
Veal or chicken saltimbocca is one of my favorite Italian entrees. It is flavored with salty prosciutto, fresh sage and creamy Fontina cheese.

Sage plays flavorful role in pork tenderloin
Veal or chicken saltimbocca is one of my favorite Italian entrees. It is flavored with salty prosciutto, fresh sage and creamy Fontina cheese.

Sage plays flavorful role in pork tenderloin

Clever government agency earns mention in column
One of the perks of newspaper work is that people are always sending you free stuff.

Clever government agency earns mention in column
One of the perks of newspaper work is that people are always sending you free stuff.

Autopsies performed on children found in pond
Autopsies on the two small Warrenton, Ga., children found dead Monday show no indications of foul play and list the causes of death as drowning, Georgia Bureau of Investigations officials said this afternoon. y that there were no initial indications of foul play.

Men shot, arrested after store burglary
AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office said today that it will seek warrants for the arrest of two Trenton. S.C., men in connection with a convenience store burglary Monday night.

Don't turn United States into another theocracy
Adolf Hitler defeated the judiciary of the Weimar Republic of Germany when he set up his own courts with his own judges.Lowell Greenbaum, Augusta

Activist judges need to be shown door
The attack on the judiciary in the United States is long overdue. The federal courts, for some reason, have determined that they, and not the Constitution, are the law of the land.Steve King, Belvedere, S.C.

Pope article lacked substance
This is in reference to your April 20, front-page Associated Press article on the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as the new pope.Gould B. Hagler, Augusta

Abortion letter was misleading
Regarding Richard Amundson's letter about abortion and adoption ("Abortion is bad; it can be worse," April 23): His assertion that "adoption would place the baby in a system that has more children than it can find adoptive parents for" is misleading.Dave Caddell, Evans

Bible is not a science book
Regarding the argument of creation vs. evolution, which has graced the pages of The Chronicle many times before, I feel compelled to make a plea: Forget the dogma for five minutes and think about this with an open mind.Jason Novotny, North Augusta, S.C.

Column, cartoon show cause, effect
If it is not beautiful irony, what is it? Whether intentionally or accidentally - when The Augusta Chronicle, in the April 24 editorial section, juxtaposed an opinion article by a Paine College professor, vigorously defending The Chronicle's cartoonist - in my opinion they reached a new editorial high.Richard Netzley, Evans

Pope article lacked substance
This is in reference to your April 20, front-page Associated Press article on the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as the new pope.Gould B. Hagler, Augusta

Corrections officers are not 'guards'

Bible is not a science book
Regarding the argument of creation vs. evolution, which has graced the pages of The Chronicle many times before, I feel compelled to make a plea: Forget the dogma for five minutes and think about this with an open mind.Jason Novotny, North Augusta, S.C.

Don't turn United States into another theocracy

Corrections officers are not 'guards'
Concerning the recent events of the shooting at MCG: I've noticed throughout the articles that the Georgia Department of Corrections officer was stated as being a "security guard" or "guard." Amy Hilbert, Martinez

Bible is not a science book

Pope article lacked substance

Corrections officers are not 'guards'
Concerning the recent events of the shooting at MCG: I've noticed throughout the articles that the Georgia Department of Corrections officer was stated as being a "security guard" or "guard." Amy Hilbert, Martinez

Don't turn United States into another theocracy
Adolf Hitler defeated the judiciary of the Weimar Republic of Germany when he set up his own courts with his own judges.Lowell Greenbaum, Augusta

Like it or not, Bermudas return

Health and fitness

Seniors calendar

PC users drowning in information, executive says

Living briefs

Magnetic ribbons show support for causes

Like it or not, Bermudas return
COLUMBIA - Bermuda shorts: They're not just for elderly English gents anymore.

PC users drowning in information, executive says
WASHINGTON - Computer storage technology is getting so cheap a person could record every conversation of a lifetime and decades of photographs, but experts must improve search systems so users can make sense of such mind-boggling amounts of information, Microsoft's top research executive said Tuesday.

Living briefs
A lot of spooky and kooky things have happened since last fall when the plane-crash survivors of Lost first started roaming across that mysterious tropical island. Diehard fans of the show, and neophytes, might appreciate this review episode, which will either clear up a few things or simply make your brain curl up into the fetal position. The show airs at 8 on ABC (WJBF-TV, Channel 6).

Magnetic ribbons show support for causes
It started with the song Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Ole Oak Tree and spawned a car accessory that's become as common as air fresheners and fuzzy dice - the ribbon magnet.

PC users drowning in information, executive says
WASHINGTON - Computer storage technology is getting so cheap a person could record every conversation of a lifetime and decades of photographs, but experts must improve search systems so users can make sense of such mind-boggling amounts of information, Microsoft's top research executive said Tuesday.

Like it or not, Bermudas return
COLUMBIA - Bermuda shorts: They're not just for elderly English gents anymore.

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

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

Low-temperature fire created without a spark
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - Zhiyu Hu is using nanoscience - the study of the tiniest bits of matter - at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to spontaneously start and sustain some small, cool-burning fires.

Magnetic ribbons show support for causes
It started with the song Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Ole Oak Tree and spawned a car accessory that's become as common as air fresheners and fuzzy dice - the ribbon magnet.

Living briefs
A lot of spooky and kooky things have happened since last fall when the plane-crash survivors of Lost first started roaming across that mysterious tropical island. Diehard fans of the show, and neophytes, might appreciate this review episode, which will either clear up a few things or simply make your brain curl up into the fetal position. The show airs at 8 on ABC (WJBF-TV, Channel 6).

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Living briefs
Where there is food, there is a celebration, and dining out makes it special. There are as many desirable seats in a restaurant as there are desserts. Window seats and booths tend to be the most popular.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

UGA donors cut off support

Tank to get brass sign
Augusta water customers will pay about $1,500 to commemorate city officials on a water tank next month.

Parents will vote on class concept
Year-round school is out. Same-gender education is in.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Autopsies say two children drowned
The two small children found dead in a sanitation pond near their Warrenton, Ga., home drowned and had no bodily injuries, autopsies confirmed Tuesday.

News you can use

Carpenter, Shealy will remain on city council

USC Aiken showcases Hubble photos

USC Aiken showcases Hubble photos
AIKEN - University of South Carolina Aiken officials celebrated the 15th birthday of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on Monday by unveiling two new images considered the largest and sharpest ever made by the Earth-orbiting observatory.

Kid of the Day

Kid of the Day

Jackson promises to push for voter rights

Autopsies say two children drowned

Police pull missing children from lake

Stopping for snack is downfall of suspect

Jury hears opening statements

Court upholds murder conviction of area man

Across the area

Jury hears opening statements
After former state Rep. Robin Williams helped a good friend get a job at an Augusta mental health center, he started getting chunks of cash from the center, both sides acknowledged Monday.

Across South Carolina

Kid of the Day
Jamie JoAnn Beaver is today's Kid of the Day.

Across Georgia

Police pull missing children from lake
WARRENTON - Authorities are working to pinpoint what caused the deaths of two missing children found floating in a sewage pond a few hundred yards from their home.

I-20 crash in McDuffie County ties up traffic

News you can use
The CSRA Parkinson's Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at St. John Towers' dining room, 724 Greene St.

Regent denies report of chancellor's ouster

News you can use
Today is Administrative Professionals Day - observed on Wednesday during the last full week in April, which is Administrative Professionals Week.

Parents will vote on class concept

UGA donors cut off support
ATHENS, Ga. -- The fallout from last week's Board of Regents decision to sever ties with the University of Georgia Foundation is affecting the university's $500 million capital campaign.

Architecture experts delve deep into mansion's history

Across South Carolina

Tank to get brass sign

Green tree frog becomes official state amphibian

Green tree frog becomes official state amphibian
ATLANTA - The green tree frog officially hopped into Georgia law Tuesday, when Gov. Sonny Perdue signed a bill naming the tiny creature the state's official amphibian.

Missing payments may hurt schools

Autopsies say two children drowned
The two small children found dead in a sanitation pond near their Warrenton, Ga., home drowned and had no bodily injuries, autopsies confirmed Tuesday.

Bringing home a souvenir

Local media respond on race
Nearly 50 Augustans attended an open forum Tuesday to listen and pose questions to members of local news media to learn how reporters and news directors affect relations in what some say is a city divided by race.

Architecture experts delve deep into mansion's history
ST. MARYS, Ga. - Many visitors to Orange Hall notice a glaring contradiction before they ever set foot on the property.

Soldiers talk communication
Tuesday's conference was attended by members of the Conference of American Armies, by observer armies and by special invitees.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Teen's future lies in limbo
In Jennifer Birchill's mind, she is as American as apple pie. Her parents are American, her siblings are American and her boyfriend is preparing to serve the United States in the Iraq war.

Across Georgia
GUYTON - The safe return of a missing 7-year-old autistic boy to his south Effingham County home last week is the latest success story of a rapid-response community notification program.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Officers involved in shooting return today
The Medical College of Georgia police officers placed on leave after the fatal shooting of a state prisoner who attempted to escape from MCG last week will return to duty today.

Parents will vote on class concept
Year-round school is out. Same-gender education is in.

Witness says he was 'puppet'
After hearing several witnesses say that Campbell Peery's fingerprints were all over the case against former state Rep. Robin Williams and his co-defendants, a federal jury heard from Mr. Peery himself Tuesday.

Across the area
Four boys who beat and kicked a classmate in what officials said was a calculated assault at Morgan Road Middle School have been reassigned to Alternative School.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies have arrested a pregnant Augusta woman on charges of child abuse, records show.

Kid of the Day
Jamie JoAnn Beaver is today's Kid of the Day.

Board OKs architect pay
Questions of whether the Columbia County school system still has an architect of record for its new administration building were resolved at a Tuesday school board meeting.

Officers involved in shooting return today
The Medical College of Georgia police officers placed on leave after the fatal shooting of a state prisoner who attempted to escape from MCG last week will return to duty today.

Bringing home a souvenir
Glenn Rhodes, an auctioneer with South Augusta Auction Co., takes bids for school buses at the former Floyd Graham Elementary School in Hephzibah.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies have arrested a pregnant Augusta woman on charges of child abuse, records show.

Burglary suspects are shot
AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that it will seek warrants for the arrest of two Trenton men in connection with a convenience store burglary Monday night.

Missing payments may hurt schools
ATLANTA -- The money local school districts use to buy books, keep the lights on and pay teachers could be temporarily threatened if the districts don't send enough money to the state's health-care plan for their employees.

Cox named coliseum authority chief
The newly elected chairman of the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority said Tuesday he hopes during his one-year term to end the constant squabbling that goes on among authority members at monthly meetings.

Witness says he was 'puppet'
After hearing several witnesses say that Campbell Peery's fingerprints were all over the case against former state Rep. Robin Williams and his co-defendants, a federal jury heard from Mr. Peery himself Tuesday.

Court upholds murder conviction of area man
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday to uphold the murder conviction of a Richmond County man who claimed he accidentally shot his victim three times.

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Center celebrates 8th anniversary
Officials celebrated Fort Discovery's eighth anniversary, unveiling a new sign Tuesday to point tourists and educators to the center.

Center moves on amid fraud trial

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE -- After finding millions of dollars worth of drugs packed into tortilla chip boxes, police say they believe the owner of Rio Foods Distribution was using his business as a cover for drug trafficking.

Cox named coliseum authority chief

Stopping for snack is downfall of suspect
KINGSLAND, Ga. -- A bank robbery suspect let his cravings for Krystals get the better of him Monday, and he was apprehended at the fast-food restaurant a few blocks away 15 minutes after the bank heist.

Soldiers talk communication

Kid of the Day
Brittany Crafton is today's Kid of the Day.

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Across South Carolina
ABBEVILLE - A day-care owner was indicted Monday in the death of a 4-month-old boy who authorities say overdosed on Benadryl.

Local media respond on race

Regent denies report of chancellor's ouster
ATLANTA - A report by an Atlanta newspaper that the state Board of Regents has decided to ask the University System of Georgia's chief official to resign was incorrect, board Chairman Joel Wooten said Monday.

Officers involved in shooting return today

Carpenter, Shealy will remain on city council
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Voters returned two incumbents to their city council seats Tuesday while the write-in campaign mounted by a third incumbent fell short, according to unofficial results.

Witness says he was 'puppet'

Officials set date for work on roads
Less than three months. That's the revised timetable for widening Davis Road from Washington Road in Martinez to Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway in Augusta.

Across the area
Four boys who beat and kicked a classmate in what officials said was a calculated assault at Morgan Road Middle School have been reassigned to Alternative School.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH -- The NAACP settled a federal lawsuit against a rib restaurant accused of discriminating against black bikers during a Memorial Day weekend festival, the civil rights organization announced Tuesday.

Tank to get brass sign
Augusta water customers will pay about $1,500 to commemorate city officials on a water tank next month.

Missing payments may hurt schools
ATLANTA -- The money local school districts use to buy books, keep the lights on and pay teachers could be temporarily threatened if the districts don't send enough money to the state's health-care plan for their employees.

I-20 crash in McDuffie County ties up traffic
THOMSON, Ga. -- An accident early Monday morning on Interstate 20 in McDuffie County tied up rush-hour traffic in both directions for miles, authorities said.

UGA donors cut off support
ATHENS, Ga. -- The fallout from last week's Board of Regents decision to sever ties with the University of Georgia Foundation is affecting the university's $500 million capital campaign.

Jackson promises to push for voter rights
ATLANTA - Georgia led the way nationally this year in making it harder for people to vote, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Monday while vowing to return this summer for a voting rights march through the streets of Atlanta.

I-20 crash in McDuffie County ties up traffic
THOMSON, Ga. -- An accident early Monday morning on Interstate 20 in McDuffie County tied up rush-hour traffic in both directions for miles, authorities said.

Police pull missing children from lake
WARRENTON - Authorities are working to pinpoint what caused the deaths of two missing children found floating in a sewage pond a few hundred yards from their home.

Bringing home a souvenir
Glenn Rhodes, an auctioneer with South Augusta Auction Co., takes bids for school buses at the former Floyd Graham Elementary School in Hephzibah.

Regent denies report of chancellor's ouster
ATLANTA - A report by an Atlanta newspaper that the state Board of Regents has decided to ask the University System of Georgia's chief official to resign was incorrect, board Chairman Joel Wooten said Monday.

Cox named coliseum authority chief
The newly elected chairman of the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority said Tuesday he hopes during his one-year term to end the constant squabbling that goes on among authority members at monthly meetings.

Across South Carolina
ABBEVILLE - A day-care owner was indicted Monday in the death of a 4-month-old boy who authorities say overdosed on Benadryl.

Local media respond on race
Nearly 50 Augustans attended an open forum Tuesday to listen and pose questions to members of local news media to learn how reporters and news directors affect relations in what some say is a city divided by race.

News you can use
The CSRA Parkinson's Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at St. John Towers' dining room, 724 Greene St.

Court upholds murder conviction of area man
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday to uphold the murder conviction of a Richmond County man who claimed he accidentally shot his victim three times.

Paine gets big names to speak
The dean of the civil rights movement and the founder of C-SPAN will help Paine College celebrate baccalaureate and commencement exercises this weekend.

Architecture experts delve deep into mansion's history
ST. MARYS, Ga. - Many visitors to Orange Hall notice a glaring contradiction before they ever set foot on the property.

Across the area

Kid of the Day
Brittany Crafton is today's Kid of the Day.

Jury hears opening statements
After former state Rep. Robin Williams helped a good friend get a job at an Augusta mental health center, he started getting chunks of cash from the center, both sides acknowledged Monday.

Center moves on amid fraud trial
It was the difference between day and night. Hours after a former administrator of the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia entered his second day of trial Tuesday in federal court, the center's board swore in three new members and talked about new beginnings.

USC Aiken showcases Hubble photos
AIKEN - University of South Carolina Aiken officials celebrated the 15th birthday of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on Monday by unveiling two new images considered the largest and sharpest ever made by the Earth-orbiting observatory.

Green tree frog becomes official state amphibian
ATLANTA - The green tree frog officially hopped into Georgia law Tuesday, when Gov. Sonny Perdue signed a bill naming the tiny creature the state's official amphibian.

Across Georgia
GUYTON - The safe return of a missing 7-year-old autistic boy to his south Effingham County home last week is the latest success story of a rapid-response community notification program.

Teen's future lies in limbo
In Jennifer Birchill's mind, she is as American as apple pie. Her parents are American, her siblings are American and her boyfriend is preparing to serve the United States in the Iraq war.

Teen's future lies in limbo

Carpenter, Shealy will remain on city council
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Voters returned two incumbents to their city council seats Tuesday while the write-in campaign mounted by a third incumbent fell short, according to unofficial results.

Jackson promises to push for voter rights
ATLANTA - Georgia led the way nationally this year in making it harder for people to vote, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Monday while vowing to return this summer for a voting rights march through the streets of Atlanta.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH -- The NAACP settled a federal lawsuit against a rib restaurant accused of discriminating against black bikers during a Memorial Day weekend festival, the civil rights organization announced Tuesday.

Stopping for snack is downfall of suspect
KINGSLAND, Ga. -- A bank robbery suspect let his cravings for Krystals get the better of him Monday, and he was apprehended at the fast-food restaurant a few blocks away 15 minutes after the bank heist.

Center moves on amid fraud trial
It was the difference between day and night. Hours after a former administrator of the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia entered his second day of trial Tuesday in federal court, the center's board swore in three new members and talked about new beginnings.

News you can use
Today is Administrative Professionals Day - observed on Wednesday during the last full week in April, which is Administrative Professionals Week.

Soldiers talk communication
Tuesday's conference was attended by members of the Conference of American Armies, by observer armies and by special invitees.

At the Movies: 'Ladies in Lavender'
Put Judi Dench and Maggie Smith together to read their grocery lists and you'd be halfway to a decent film.

At the Movies: 'Ladies in Lavender'
Put Judi Dench and Maggie Smith together to read their grocery lists and you'd be halfway to a decent film.

At the Movies: 'Ladies in Lavender'

Broadway's new cast recordings to be available soon
NEW YORK - Not only has spring sprung, so have the cast recordings of several new Broadway - and off-Broadway - musicals that will be available in stores over the next several weeks.

Broadway's new cast recordings to be available soon
NEW YORK - Not only has spring sprung, so have the cast recordings of several new Broadway - and off-Broadway - musicals that will be available in stores over the next several weeks.

Broadway's new cast recordings to be available soon

Pacers top Celtics
BOSTON - Reggie Miller still had a big shot left in his 39-year-old body.

Yao and T-Mac lay claim as NBA's top combo
HOUSTON - From his promising days in high school to his disappointing nights in Orlando, Tracy McGrady tried to pattern his multifaceted game after childhood idol Magic Johnson.

Pacers top Celtics

Yao and T-Mac lay claim as NBA's top combo
HOUSTON - From his promising days in high school to his disappointing nights in Orlando, Tracy McGrady tried to pattern his multifaceted game after childhood idol Magic Johnson.

Yao and T-Mac lay claim as NBA's top combo

Pacers top Celtics
BOSTON - Reggie Miller still had a big shot left in his 39-year-old body.

Former Vol Munoz decides to quit football

NFL heads to Capitol Hill with new drug policy

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Mrs. Sadie Robinson (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Thatcher Smith (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ida Mae Robertson (SPARTA, GA.)

Mrs. Lillian Goldman (SIMPSONVILLE, S.C.)

Ms. Sandy Washburn (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Myrtis Garrett (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Powell (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Hudson (ELBERTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Tanner (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Nicole Payne ( WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Fred E. Wells, Jr. (SUMTER, S.C.)

Mr. Pete Kitchens (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Ms. Sandra Fay Sikes (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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Mrs. Mary Jane Powell (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Shirley Carroll (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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Mrs. Eleanor Garvey (THOMSON, Ga.)

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Overtime

Soccer team comes to area

Aquinas' sibling rivalries bolster soccer teams

Overtime

Aquinas' sibling rivalries bolster soccer teams
High school and its athletic perils are typically hard enough without having your "mom" around all the time using words like "spiffy."

Overtime
Individual spring sports statistics are due every Tuesday at noon, no exceptions, for boys and girls soccer and baseball.

Soccer team comes to area
Brad Usry laughs off his general manager title, but he's earned his stripes. Usry is responsible for bringing the latest in the long line of minor league-level sporting trends to Augusta: developmental soccer.

Soccer team comes to area
Brad Usry laughs off his general manager title, but he's earned his stripes. Usry is responsible for bringing the latest in the long line of minor league-level sporting trends to Augusta: developmental soccer.

Overtime
Despite an autopsy completed Tuesday, authorities have been unable to determine why a 15-year-old died during spring football drills at Central Gwinnett High in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Overtime
Individual spring sports statistics are due every Tuesday at noon, no exceptions, for boys and girls soccer and baseball.

Aquinas' sibling rivalries bolster soccer teams
High school and its athletic perils are typically hard enough without having your "mom" around all the time using words like "spiffy."

Overtime
Despite an autopsy completed Tuesday, authorities have been unable to determine why a 15-year-old died during spring football drills at Central Gwinnett High in Lawrenceville, Ga.

NFL heads to Capitol Hill with new drug policy
WASHINGTON - The NFL is tripling the number of offseason steroid tests each player can face, a policy change the league made public on the eve of a Wednesday hearing before congressmen who say they are already drafting legislation about drugs in sports.

LB Harrison follows Bell to Steelers
Arnold Harrison continues to follow in Kendrell Bell's footsteps.

Former Vol Munoz decides to quit football
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee offensive tackle Michael Munoz decided to quit football after he was not chosen in the NFL draft over the weekend, his father, NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz said Monday.

Former Vol Munoz decides to quit football
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee offensive tackle Michael Munoz decided to quit football after he was not chosen in the NFL draft over the weekend, his father, NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz said Monday.

NFL heads to Capitol Hill with new drug policy
WASHINGTON - The NFL is tripling the number of offseason steroid tests each player can face, a policy change the league made public on the eve of a Wednesday hearing before congressmen who say they are already drafting legislation about drugs in sports.

Report: 'Will & Grace' to return next season
LOS ANGELES - "Will & Grace" should be back for an eighth season. The Hollywood Reporter, citing unidentified sources, said Monday that NBC and the show's producers have reached a deal for the 2005-06 season.

ABC touts special report on 'American Idol'
LOS ANGELES - ABC's "Primetime Live" will air a special that the network said will "explore explosive claims about behind-the-scenes activities" at Fox's hit show "American Idol."

Branagh captures the 'Warm Springs' of FDR
LOS ANGELES - Kenneth Branagh knew that Franklin Delano Roosevelt had polio, but like most people, he was unaware of how he dealt with the disease - first trying to conquer the disability, then learning to live with it.

Television ratings illustrate the sad state of comedies
NEW YORK - Viewers aren't doing much laughing these days - at least intentionally.

Branagh captures the 'Warm Springs' of FDR

'CBS Evening News' hits an low-water mark in the ratings
NEW YORK - While critics have praised changes made to the "CBS Evening News" since Bob Schieffer took over for Dan Rather last month, viewers clearly haven't been intrigued.

Branagh captures the 'Warm Springs' of FDR
LOS ANGELES - Kenneth Branagh knew that Franklin Delano Roosevelt had polio, but like most people, he was unaware of how he dealt with the disease - first trying to conquer the disability, then learning to live with it.

Report: 'Will & Grace' to return next season

Report: 'Will & Grace' to return next season
LOS ANGELES - "Will & Grace" should be back for an eighth season. The Hollywood Reporter, citing unidentified sources, said Monday that NBC and the show's producers have reached a deal for the 2005-06 season.

Television ratings illustrate the sad state of comedies

Television ratings illustrate the sad state of comedies
NEW YORK - Viewers aren't doing much laughing these days - at least intentionally.

'CBS Evening News' hits an low-water mark in the ratings
NEW YORK - While critics have praised changes made to the "CBS Evening News" since Bob Schieffer took over for Dan Rather last month, viewers clearly haven't been intrigued.

'CBS Evening News' hits an low-water mark in the ratings

Published photos show Pitt, Jolie strolling on a beach

People in the News

George Lopez has kidney transplant from wife

The Top Five

People in the News

'Lennon' cancels Boston engagement

Travel agent testifies in Jackson trial

McGee disputes claim by Spurrier
COLUMBIA -- There's been no resolution to South Carolina's NCAA problems, no matter what new Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier says, according to athletic director Mike McGee.

McGee disputes claim by Spurrier
COLUMBIA -- There's been no resolution to South Carolina's NCAA problems, no matter what new Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier says, according to athletic director Mike McGee.

McGee disputes claim by Spurrier

Part of area's history saved from the rough
A piece of Augusta 's golf history went the way of the wrecking ball earlier this month. Some of it will soon be rising from the ashes.

Part of area's history saved from the rough
A piece of Augusta 's golf history went the way of the wrecking ball earlier this month. Some of it will soon be rising from the ashes.

Xtreme calendar

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ON DVD AND VHS: Jessica Biel joins Wesley Snipes to track down some blood-sucking vampires in the thriller Blade: Trinity, and Jim Carrey dons makeup and a bad attitude for the children's book adaptation Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Audio best
Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine. Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold:

Summer work can be cool experience in right setting
Summer work is a must-do of teen life. Think about it: It's a short-term job with the potential to leave lasting memories and line the pockets.

Check, credit cards can help teach good spending behavior
Paper or plastic? That is the question. Credit cards seem to be the new cash for teens. They're convenient and carry a cachet of esteem, maturity and responsibility.

Question of the week
Q: Are summer study programs a good idea?

Girl must not waste time on an uninterested crush

Girl must not waste time on an uninterested crush
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: I've liked this guy for about a year, and I've been trying to do all these things so he'll notice me, like walk by him in the hall, try to talk to him, etc.

Question of the week
Q: Are summer study programs a good idea?

My style
THE FACTS: Courtney Carpenter, 15, a sophomore at the Academy of Richmond County

Real world looms for soon-to-be graduates
As graduation nears, seniors everywhere are slowly becoming reluctant to leave the high schools to which they have now become so accustomed. Fears of stepping out into new territory are somehow overshadowing the pure joy of escaping the confining walls of high school.

Xtreme calendar
ON DVD AND VHS: Jessica Biel joins Wesley Snipes to track down some blood-sucking vampires in the thriller Blade: Trinity, and Jim Carrey dons makeup and a bad attitude for the children's book adaptation Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Question of the week

Real world looms for soon-to-be graduates
As graduation nears, seniors everywhere are slowly becoming reluctant to leave the high schools to which they have now become so accustomed. Fears of stepping out into new territory are somehow overshadowing the pure joy of escaping the confining walls of high school.

Check, credit cards can help teach good spending behavior

Girl must not waste time on an uninterested crush
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: I've liked this guy for about a year, and I've been trying to do all these things so he'll notice me, like walk by him in the hall, try to talk to him, etc.

Real world looms for soon-to-be graduates

Summer work can be cool experience in right setting

Audio best

Picture Perfect
Xtreme is looking for pics from your prom. Send us your photos and we'll run them in Xtreme, but you'd better get doubles - we can't return them.

Summer work can be cool experience in right setting
Summer work is a must-do of teen life. Think about it: It's a short-term job with the potential to leave lasting memories and line the pockets.

Audio best
Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine. Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold:

Check, credit cards can help teach good spending behavior
Paper or plastic? That is the question. Credit cards seem to be the new cash for teens. They're convenient and carry a cachet of esteem, maturity and responsibility.

Winners of whistlers convention announced

Buffalo roam in a suburb of Baltimore

Woman accused in finger case waives extradition

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