Warns bills favor hospital `monopoly'

Answers criticism of expenditures

Applauds Alabama judge, governor

Approves of ban on indoor smoking

Jabs critic with Holocaust lesson

Turns tables on `smelly non-smokers'

Free car outrage

Let Georgia House Bill 240 pass

Rather biased

North Augusta's election

Fix CPI unilaterally

Local and area briefs

Summer should be a scorcher, forecasters predict

Mediation begins in Georgia redistricting lawsuit

Columbia County citizens' group to explore gang activity

Groups must help pay

School bills get approval from Senate

Health officials expecting an earful on proposed smoking ban

Both sides speak out on South Carolina flag at hearing

Georgia Senate committee moves to ban partial-birth abortions

MCG working to establish off-campus clinics

Olde Town residents oppose city plan to sell neighborhood property

Restauranteurs smoked over idea

Aiken looking for ways to clean up industrial park

Local and area briefs

Aiken fire kills infant

Tags go out in timely way

Local officials prepare for bomb treats

Magistrate announces resignation

Punishment handed down to 14 Citadel cadets

SRS employees turn down union

Army trainees say investigators tried to coerce rape accusations

Hate crimes task force set to investigate

Georgia Senate approves plan to fast-track college building

Public housing laundry opens in Aiken

Children pray for love and unity

Braves notebook - Terrell Wade out of practice with torn fingernail

Duncan all-star repeater

NCAA Tournament games to be televised by WRDW-Channel 12

Bulldogs get ready for Mocs

Tigers' slide opens door for ill treatment

Jones escapes Chippermania at spring training

NCAA Tournament television update

Watson 'may be the most valuable player in the whole league'

Tech rebuilding gets tougher for Cremins

Braves notebook: Neagle hit hard with loss of Orioles

Dogs look to bolster reputation

Valentin returns, but seeks trade

Corporate America arena next up for Holyfield

Bullpen questions plaguing Mazzone

Four networks to broadcast Braves games

Capsule glance at NCAA Southeast Regional

Anderson finds niche in Portland

NCAA Tournament finally in Pittsburgh

At school sick

Age old questions - Swelling may signal a bigger problem

Rappers: Rivalry become person one

Japanese noodles give glazed salmon dish dash of Far Eastern flavor

Living large in a size to match

Pedal pushers

Is Notorious B.I.G. destined to be yet another gangsta-rap stereotype

Small Portions - news and notes about food

Can this marriage be saved?- When one partner gives too much

Marriage prompts some to clean up act

Panel recommends annual mammograms for women over 40

Seniors' Calendar

Irish chef sells, teaches art of gourmet cooking

B.I.G.'s shooting death escalates fears of violence in hip-hop industry

Potato, bacon and mussel soup

Spring into style

Young star seeks feature role

Xtreme Screen

Augusta State offers variety near home

Harlem student carries full load

Delta talking with Boeing, but deal still uncertain

Legislators lobby for Augusta Minority Business Development Center

Business briefs

American productivity increases in 1996

Telephone access is approved

Feds act to block merger

Returns of `Jedi` to put trilogy reissue on cash course

Business leaders say tax hike won't hurt

Bush Field ad draws interest

Business briefs

America Online taps former NBC entertainment chief

Swedish businessmen look for opportunity in Augusta

Jackson opens Wall Street office to monitor racism in corporate America

State to seek death penalty in Internet slaying case

Planet hunters and double stars

Bioethics panel member against cloning

Teen-ager develops microchip printing technique in bedroom

Tips with numbers

Brave new world of numbers overload testing brains and patience

AOL's Tartikoff wants to shape a new form entertainment

State drug study: Good intentions, shades of influence