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

Business briefs - problems found in online service

Investors seek to avoid tax

A better, kinder time

Course to train baby sitters

Offers idea for oxygenating river

Metro area briefs - North Augusta man killed on highway

Denounces ambulance privatization

DOE chief's flip-flop

Questions need for shorter Christmas

Emphasizes academics for athletes

Video Picks and Pans

Jars have secular appeal

Oppression helped Christianity spread

Ramblin' Rhodes: Quotes from '97

Burglar sentenced to 40 years

Jones Intercable adds 6 channels, hikes rates

Aiken celebration rings in First Night

Hospitals sue to cut Medicaid cuts

SRS Worker files complaint for her dismissal

Child advocates applaud child adoption initiative

Uncle Mingo makes friends with music

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

Georgia once had 3 governors

Broad Street courthouse is now for sale

Area watch night services

McDill named new airport director

Lawyers for two female cadets want more information

Banner night for Hephzibah

Reviving spirit

List of Augusta fire chief finalists narrowed to three

What's up at area clubs this week

Interstate 85 bridge gets low ratings

Zoning controls video poker gaming

Legislators cool to hospital officials' request

Edgefield 911 near beginning

United Way seeks generous donors

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

FCC approves standards for next generation of television

At least eight Republicans uncertain about Gingrich reelection

New layoffs at SRS coming in January

House panel seeks early decision on Gingrich

Auto tags to be delayed

Christmas trees being recycled

Silver Bluff spoils Aiken's shot at finals

Johnson voted top '96 sports story

Hill will be better than Pippen - someday

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Lions fire Fontes - he goes out smiling

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

Peach Bowl notebook - LSU back has all angles covered

Bowl trio in lineup for Friday

Jaguars tackle Bills, aim to stay in playoff picture

Miami rough on Cavs in Carquest

Stopping the run Alamo priority

Wild-card teams perform predictably

`Star Trek' fans can battle the Borg at home

Free stuff is plentiful for Internet browsers

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

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

Astronaut Glenn, 75, may revisit space for aging research

Hospital offers video e-mail birth announcements

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

Help available in setting up that Christmas PC