New technology braves the elements

Durable goods fall as electronics plunge

Investors seek to avoid tax

Business briefs - problems found in online service

Marvel files for protection

National economy sparked Clinton win in 1996

Discrimination makes business headlines in 1996

Turner, ValuJet top Georgia business news for 1996

Look ahead, Augusta

Questions need for shorter Christmas

Pins program ills on government greed

Cites recent welfare-fraud incident

DOE chief's flip-flop

Disputes interpretation of Madison

Foresee danger in pit bull's freedom

Course to train baby sitters

Rejects criticism of video poker

Augusta saw a mixed economy in 1996

Fight Christian persecution

Opposes increase in retirement age

A `fine' solution

Bill Kirby: Wilson's standing still high

Metro area briefs - North Augusta man killed on highway

Nothing superstitious about Pennsylvania hex tour

Oppression helped Christianity spread

Elmo frenzy drops, but shoppers still search for $28 toy

Citadel tops South Carolina news

SRS Worker files complaint for her dismissal

Interstate 85 bridge gets low ratings

Business calendar - what coming up this week

Silver Bluff spoils Aiken's shot at finals

Photos of the year

Evans band crosses ocean to play in London parade

McDill named new airport director

List of Augusta fire chief finalists narrowed to three

Hospitals sue to cut Medicaid cuts

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

Poll: Jeburk saga is top local story

Edgefield 911 near beginning

Area news briefs

Low-power stations feel threat

Augusta's year in review: July - December

Legislators cool to hospital officials' request

Delays may cost center, taxpayers

At least eight Republicans uncertain about Gingrich reelection

Augusta's year that was: 1996

House panel seeks early decision on Gingrich

Augusta's year in review: Jan - June

Business briefs and On the Move

Banner night for Hephzibah

Elections offer few changes

Broad Street courthouse is now for sale

Dear Carson - gift game works well for family

Child advocates applaud child adoption initiative

1996 Local deaths

Reviving spirit

Jones Intercable adds 6 channels, hikes rates

House fires bring hardships to Aiken families for holidays

Lawyers for two female cadets want more information

Greenland - Sapphire blue ice shows land's true colors

Hephzibah winner of girls' tournament

Early retirement incentives attract many takers

Area watch night services

Clemson's woes, Howard's death, top SC sports stories

Bombing led news in Georgia

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

No. 4 Georgia 87Univ. of Las Vegas 41

1996 Bowl Lineups

Miami rough on Cavs in Carquest

Jaguars win shocks Bills

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

Jaguars tackle Bills, aim to stay in playoff picture

Georgia admits to four NCAA allegations

Mike Berardino: Peach Bowl breeds more amnesia

Dallas romps; Panthers next

Spurrier continues to hit out on late hits

Bills QB's face says it all

Stopping the run Alamo priority

Tiger's rise, Shark's fall top headlines

Pryce has been rare find on defense for Clemson

Wild-card teams perform predictably

LSU runs by Clemson in Peach Bowl

Peach Bowl notebook - LSU back has all angles covered

Syracuse beats up on Houston in Liberty

`Star Trek' fans can battle the Borg at home

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

Free stuff is plentiful for Internet browsers

1996 winners and losers

Astronaut Glenn, 75, may revisit space for aging research

NASA out to prove shuttles safe despite monumental changes

Third World pioneers see Internet as road to First World

Ivory Coast leader's son trying to build on-line service