Business briefs - problems found in online service

Judge lets Connecticut proceed in lawsuit against tobacco industry

Business briefs - Free political TV time proposed

Durable goods fall as electronics plunge

Airline stocks hit turbulence

Marvel files for protection

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

Stores slashing prices to spur post-Christmas sales

Investors seek to avoid tax

DOE chief's flip-flop

Course to train baby sitters

Metro area briefs - North Augusta man killed on highway

Offers idea for oxygenating river

Emphasizes academics for athletes

Questions need for shorter Christmas

Denounces ambulance privatization

A better, kinder time

Video Picks and Pans

Oppression helped Christianity spread

Ramblin' Rhodes: Quotes from '97

Jars have secular appeal

At least eight Republicans uncertain about Gingrich reelection

What's up at area clubs this week

House panel seeks early decision on Gingrich

Georgia once had 3 governors

Aiken celebration rings in First Night

McDill named new airport director

Broad Street courthouse is now for sale

Banner night for Hephzibah

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

List of Augusta fire chief finalists narrowed to three

FCC approves standards for next generation of television

Interstate 85 bridge gets low ratings

Christmas trees being recycled

New layoffs at SRS coming in January

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

Auto tags to be delayed

Legislators cool to hospital officials' request

Child advocates applaud child adoption initiative

SRS Worker files complaint for her dismissal

Hospitals sue to cut Medicaid cuts

Area watch night services

Silver Bluff spoils Aiken's shot at finals

Uncle Mingo makes friends with music

Reviving spirit

Zoning controls video poker gaming

Edgefield 911 near beginning

United Way seeks generous donors

Jones Intercable adds 6 channels, hikes rates

Lawyers for two female cadets want more information

Burglar sentenced to 40 years

Hill will be better than Pippen - someday

Johnson voted top '96 sports story

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

Wild-card teams perform predictably

Lions fire Fontes - he goes out smiling

Peach Bowl notebook - LSU back has all angles covered

Miami rough on Cavs in Carquest

Jaguars tackle Bills, aim to stay in playoff picture

Georgia admits to four NCAA allegations

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Syracuse beats up on Houston in Liberty

Stopping the run Alamo priority

Bowl trio in lineup for Friday

Hospital offers video e-mail birth announcements

Astronaut Glenn, 75, may revisit space for aging research

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

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

`Star Trek' fans can battle the Borg at home

Help available in setting up that Christmas PC

Free stuff is plentiful for Internet browsers

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