Judge lets Connecticut proceed in lawsuit against tobacco industry

Internal audit shows Postal Service overspent ad budget by $90 million

Business briefs - Free political TV time proposed

Marvel files for protection

Business briefs - problems found in online service

Durable goods fall as electronics plunge

Airline stocks hit turbulence

Investors seek to avoid tax

Stores slashing prices to spur post-Christmas sales

Metro area briefs - North Augusta man killed on highway

DOE chief's flip-flop

Denounces ambulance privatization

Questions need for shorter Christmas

Course to train baby sitters

Offers idea for oxygenating river

Emphasizes academics for athletes

A better, kinder time

Video Picks and Pans

Oppression helped Christianity spread

Jars have secular appeal

Ramblin' Rhodes: Quotes from '97

Burglar sentenced to 40 years

United Way seeks generous donors

Edgefield 911 near beginning

McDill named new airport director

Uncle Mingo makes friends with music

Banner night for Hephzibah

Auto tags to be delayed

List of Augusta fire chief finalists narrowed to three

Georgia once had 3 governors

Interstate 85 bridge gets low ratings

Broad Street courthouse is now for sale

Lawyers for two female cadets want more information

Reviving spirit

SRS Worker files complaint for her dismissal

New layoffs at SRS coming in January

At least eight Republicans uncertain about Gingrich reelection

What's up at area clubs this week

Hospitals sue to cut Medicaid cuts

Area watch night services

Silver Bluff spoils Aiken's shot at finals

Aiken celebration rings in First Night

Child advocates applaud child adoption initiative

FCC approves standards for next generation of television

The Bulletin - a listing of church and temple-related events

Christmas trees being recycled

Legislators cool to hospital officials' request

House panel seeks early decision on Gingrich

It's no Big Apple, but golf ball fits Augusta to a tee

Zoning controls video poker gaming

Jones Intercable adds 6 channels, hikes rates

Johnson voted top '96 sports story

Hill will be better than Pippen - someday

Syracuse beats up on Houston in Liberty

Bowl trio in lineup for Friday

Wild-card teams perform predictably

Florida man says he didn't know he was breaking NCAA rules

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Georgia admits to four NCAA allegations

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Jaguars tackle Bills, aim to stay in playoff picture

Miami rough on Cavs in Carquest

Peach Bowl notebook - LSU back has all angles covered

Lions fire Fontes - he goes out smiling

Stopping the run Alamo priority

Microsoft's role key to Apple's success with NeXT

Hospital offers video e-mail birth announcements

Apple still must walk tough road; operating software slated for overhaul

Teen-ager may have run off with Air Force man after Internet meeting

Help available in setting up that Christmas PC

Astronaut Glenn, 75, may revisit space for aging research

Free stuff is plentiful for Internet browsers

`Star Trek' fans can battle the Borg at home