The Freon criminals

Prosecute wiretappers!

Cites other banners' slave histories

Bemoans `greed'-driven job losses

Hails Citadel's choice of Grinalds

Hopes cable company adds Fox News

Getting even

EPA ignores Congress

Foresees racially tinged new year

Derides Citadel hazers as `cowards'

Pleads for Christian TV network

Aiken plays it safe

Area News Briefs

Augusta commissioners try to force meeting to choose fire chief

Mathis won't face charges, solicitor says

Election dominates talk on first day of Legislature

Attorneys present opposing accounts

Social worker tells story of serial killer's boyhood

Department focus of first audit

Great-grandmother helps with emergency delivery

General Assembly begins session with parole, welfare and education reform

Columbia deputy accused of helping in jail escape close to being cleared

Kennedy Middle School rewarded with deregulation status

Council to discuss costs of new landfill

Ruling is in favor of scientist

Aiken City Council votes not to build industrial park

Flag issue is hoisted quickly in Columbia

Center may cut half of drug-abuse staff

New tax could aid research

Nurture Home sponsors open house

General Assembly begins session by changing the rules

Employee's charges will be investigated

Metro and region briefs

Trustees approve tax referendum

Citadel sets new policy for cadets

Group OKs newly redrawn map of House districts

Bill Kirby: Players say plenty with odd names

Columbia County Health board proposes smoking law

Funding formulas announced

NFL Notes - Cowboys' accuser charged by police

Villanova survives Irish scare

Aiken's Reynolds gets Parade honor

NBA action - Heat scorches Bullets, Laettner steers Hawks past Cavs

NCAA limits Midnight Madness to weekends only

Alexander, Grant lead Paine in win

Mike Berardino: Bulldogs still not ready for breakthrough

Clemson Tigers ranked third

Palmer's surgery is scheduled for today

Kentucky tests Dogs in Athens

NCAA restricts players from early NBA draft

NCAA changes rules on work for athletes

Revenue sharing supports Packers

Packers big favorites in Las Vegas

Colts' boss Irsay dead at age 73

Patriots put trust in Bill Parcells

Kitchings dominates Jackets

Becker changes departure plans

Prep Report - Hancock routs Westminster

Part time jobs give schools full-time headaches

No. 5 Kentucky 86, No. 21 Georgia 65

Packers coach turns to Super Bowl veterans Beebe, McMahon for help

Gamecocks choice of Rebels star

Lombardi's shadow big for Holmgren

Tar Heels off to their worst ACC start

Becker feels his age, loses opener to Spanish star, 20

`Emotional Girl' puts on a tough act

Dodging evils of flu season matter of luck, education

Wrenching reality

Retired teacher gives culinary lesson

Seniors' calendar

Small portions - quick takes on food

Wavy walls

The big secret to losing weight is exerting self-control

Can this marriage be saved? - sex is not only proof of love

Good diet includes good soup

Paine College stresses its family orientation

Your style

Screen test

Labels have retrospective Sinatra discs already in hand

SEC wants corporate filings written in English

1997 should please everyone, economist says

Business briefs

Bourne Toyota buys new digs for sales operation

Analysts says recovery will persist

Business Briefs

Atlanta Fed chief says workers needed

New Denny's ads to feature more blacks

Delta offers lower fare to compete with ValuJet

Eavesdropping on the Internet finds lots of sick puppies

Apple to focus on core markets

Upgrading your computer - MMangst

Good reasons to cheer for Internet

No light exercising or light reading for this astronaut

Atlantis docks with Russian station; crews cheer, embrace

Slate dumps subscription plan

Products that defy categorizaton

Some Internet providers turning back the clock on flat rates