Baseball notes - Toronto's Ash learned well

Stockholders file lawsuit over Ovitz's severance package

Daschle rejects Social Security privatization idea

Health, utility deregulation are heavy issues

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Business Highlights

Inflation worries increase

Urges caution on Dalmatian choice

Progress, slowly

Feels cable co. slights Christians

Pins program's woes on `scammers'

Relates harrowing tale of poachers

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Can states OK pot?

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Fool for a client

Counters view of University, CONs

Make Milosevic a pariah

Reminds Mason of money's source

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Evita elegance

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

Charleston, S.C. top list of polite cities

Is ABC News' dominance coming to an end?

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Researchers still focus of investigation

Horizon looks bright for area

Niekro, Sutton can only hope

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

Vets on wheels take farmers' economic pulse

Area News Briefs

North Augusta to decide zoning

Dior, Peron meet again

Fight over council post possible

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

Dream weavers

Local area and regional briefs

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Miller faces clash about road issues

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

Photo - Afternoon ride

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

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

Fort Gordon to undergo an environmental audit

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

Syphilis incidence down, reports show

New education issues pending

Biologists eye Savannah River

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

Trials ready to start

This week in business - an events calendar

The Citadel picks new president

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Researchers still focus of investigation

Taxpayers foot bill for redistricting

Mike Berardino - Perception drives them to greatness

City's plan worries Olde Town

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Monument marks 125 years

Miniature battles

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Norman finishes strong

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Cowboys' season full of discontent mercifully over

Paine's upset hopes fail

Elway - `They played perfect'

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Ole Miss delivers Dogs reality check

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

13th-ranked Duke rallies to beat Tech

Broncos impressed by Brunell after being upset by Jaguars

Call him Midas of a coach

Panthers claw way past Dallas into Green Bay

College scores

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Broncos impressed by Brunell after being upset by Jaguars

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Lady Lions lose thriller

Bullets teach giant Romanian to be hip

Martin leads New England to finals

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Net innovation expected for '97

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

Macolytes ponder Mac's future;Apple outlines software plans

Companies' competing for computer-savvy workers

New computer - one grand entry

Resolved - Get a Life!