Worthy female honorees

Worries about total smoking ban

Likes `Schindler's List' message

Senator betrays colleagues

Political tomfoolery

Jabs at `smokers' rights' advocates

Old & new Democrats

Notes slavery wasn't the only issue

Backs local restaurant smoking ban

Laments decline of driver courtesy

Supports Georgia medication bill

Absence of Riley leaves Democrats in limbo

Census: Aiken and Columbia counties boom at expense of Augusta

Three charged after Thursday shootings

Strawberry fields forever

Taylor to sue officials

Inmate TV choices may be limited

Georgia losing farmland, conservationists say

Sides nix flag pact

Aiken Steeplechase field is largest ever

South Carolina scholarships questioned

Panel cuts funds for Wilson home

School police asking for officers for elementary schools

Jury decides state negligence led to bungee deaths

Up, up and away

Local and area briefs

Capitol renovation to occur in stages

Trout to be released into Savannah River

550 fail to show for trial

Woman keeps slaves' stories alive

Suicides often not explicable

Perfect day for a race

Faith supports family after suicide

Driver leaves 2 in go-kart for dead

Local and region news briefs

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Uresti holds tenuous Bay Hill lead

Arnie stops before Saturday - but he's made his point

Show Barnes the money, not the door

Regatta: Silver medals boost Jaguars' spirits

Braves bench needs to be strengthened

Fighting again for the Final Four

Lipinski on pace to becoming youngest world champion

Arizona upends Kansas

`Under construction' ASU team ready for Regatta

Clemson looks forward to next year

Aquinas shocks No. 1 Lovett

Jarrett snares second straight Darlington pole

George Washington eliminates cold-shooting Lady Tar Heels

Season ends with teary day for young UCLA coach

All-Americans square off in NCAA West Regional

Queen of the ice crowned

Gophers going to Final Four

Promises of God are reliable

Play tests the faith of Christians

Trekkie Town

Cinderellas vying in best-actor race

Evangelist advising Clinton

Tabitha King paints characters without color

`Biography' looks at Judy Garland's tragic life

Historical mysteries: Young aviator's fate remains unknown

Center opens with `Choice'

Many walls stand in way of Latvian restorations

Church Bulletin

Foreign funds boost refurbishing in Riga

Anti-smoking ads

Best Actress race features a number of strong entrants

Oscar's a sensitive guy

Paying for textbooks

Dear Carson: Old Salt could be sweeter

On the move

Employers try to retain low-wage workers by helping them

Greenspan tells bankers to use caution

First Union announces changes

This week in business

Building better boards

Contests fill bars to the rim

Holy Cannoli!

Entrepreneur strikes it big on QVC

How employers are helping low-wage workers

Book credits economy to Fed chief

New York company sues to open up Internet names

Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, appears to contain water

Funny pages on the Web offer more than laughs

Netscape, Novell to work together on corporate computing venture

Stephen Hawking, wired for the web, is more switched on than ever

Space tourism

Computer review: Microsoft Plus for kids

Briton fined for hacking into U.S. military computer

Man cleans up in NASA experiment