Baseball notes - Toronto's Ash learned well

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Health, utility deregulation are heavy issues

Business Highlights

Stockholders file lawsuit over Ovitz's severance package

Inflation worries increase

Daschle rejects Social Security privatization idea

Relates harrowing tale of poachers

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Can states OK pot?

Pins program's woes on `scammers'

Urges caution on Dalmatian choice

Reminds Mason of money's source

Feels cable co. slights Christians

Progress, slowly

Fool for a client

Counters view of University, CONs

Make Milosevic a pariah

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Is ABC News' dominance coming to an end?

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Evita elegance

Charleston, S.C. top list of polite cities

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

No fanfare for golden birthday of mobster's resort that changed look of Las Vegas Strip

Photo - Afternoon ride

Biologists eye Savannah River

Miniature battles

Trials ready to start

Fight over council post possible

Area News Briefs

A look ahead - '97 should prove to be an eventful year

Dream weavers

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

North Augusta to decide zoning

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Niekro, Sutton can only hope

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

This week in business - an events calendar

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Dior, Peron meet again

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Horizon looks bright for area

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

Fort Gordon to undergo an environmental audit

New education issues pending

Vets on wheels take farmers' economic pulse

Researchers still focus of investigation

City's plan worries Olde Town

Miller faces clash about road issues

Monument marks 125 years

Researchers still focus of investigation

Mike Berardino - Perception drives them to greatness

Local area and regional briefs

Syphilis incidence down, reports show

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Taxpayers foot bill for redistricting

The Citadel picks new president

No one told Jaguars they couldn't, so they did

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Norman finishes strong

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Ole Miss delivers Dogs reality check

Call him Midas of a coach

13th-ranked Duke rallies to beat Tech

Elway - `They played perfect'

Broncos impressed by Brunell after being upset by Jaguars

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Cowboys' season full of discontent mercifully over

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Panthers claw way past Dallas into Green Bay

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Broncos impressed by Brunell after being upset by Jaguars

College scores

Bullets teach giant Romanian to be hip

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Martin leads New England to finals

Paine's upset hopes fail

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Lady Lions lose thriller

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Companies' competing for computer-savvy workers

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

New computer - one grand entry

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry

Macolytes ponder Mac's future;Apple outlines software plans

Net innovation expected for '97

Resolved - Get a Life!