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

Judge lets Connecticut proceed in lawsuit against tobacco industry

Stores slashing prices to spur post-Christmas sales

Marvel files for protection

Business briefs - Free political TV time proposed

Durable goods fall as electronics plunge

Airline stocks hit turbulence

Investors seek to avoid tax

Business briefs - problems found in online service

Denounces ambulance privatization

A better, kinder time

DOE chief's flip-flop

Offers idea for oxygenating river

Emphasizes academics for athletes

Course to train baby sitters

Metro area briefs - North Augusta man killed on highway

Questions need for shorter Christmas

Ramblin' Rhodes: Quotes from '97

Jars have secular appeal

Oppression helped Christianity spread

Video Picks and Pans

Burglar sentenced to 40 years

Area watch night services

Zoning controls video poker gaming

Child advocates applaud child adoption initiative

House panel seeks early decision on Gingrich

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

What's up at area clubs this week

Broad Street courthouse is now for sale

Edgefield 911 near beginning

McDill named new airport director

Georgia once had 3 governors

Banner night for Hephzibah

Jones Intercable adds 6 channels, hikes rates

List of Augusta fire chief finalists narrowed to three

Uncle Mingo makes friends with music

Interstate 85 bridge gets low ratings

Silver Bluff spoils Aiken's shot at finals

Legislators cool to hospital officials' request

Reviving spirit

Aiken celebration rings in First Night

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

United Way seeks generous donors

At least eight Republicans uncertain about Gingrich reelection

FCC approves standards for next generation of television

SRS Worker files complaint for her dismissal

New layoffs at SRS coming in January

Lawyers for two female cadets want more information

Auto tags to be delayed

Christmas trees being recycled

Hospitals sue to cut Medicaid cuts

Johnson voted top '96 sports story

Hill will be better than Pippen - someday

Wild-card teams perform predictably

Jaguars tackle Bills, aim to stay in playoff picture

Stopping the run Alamo priority

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Georgia admits to four NCAA allegations

Syracuse beats up on Houston in Liberty

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

Lions fire Fontes - he goes out smiling

Miami rough on Cavs in Carquest

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Peach Bowl notebook - LSU back has all angles covered

Bowl trio in lineup for Friday

Hospital offers video e-mail birth announcements

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

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

Help available in setting up that Christmas PC

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

`Star Trek' fans can battle the Borg at home

Free stuff is plentiful for Internet browsers

Astronaut Glenn, 75, may revisit space for aging research