Worthy female honorees

Backs local restaurant smoking ban

Likes `Schindler's List' message

Old & new Democrats

Notes slavery wasn't the only issue

Political tomfoolery

Supports Georgia medication bill

Worries about total smoking ban

Senator betrays colleagues

Laments decline of driver courtesy

Jabs at `smokers' rights' advocates

Three charged after Thursday shootings

School police asking for officers for elementary schools

Panel cuts funds for Wilson home

Taylor to sue officials

Perfect day for a race

Faith supports family after suicide

Local and area briefs

Woman keeps slaves' stories alive

Local and region news briefs

Jury decides state negligence led to bungee deaths

Sides nix flag pact

Inmate TV choices may be limited

Census: Aiken and Columbia counties boom at expense of Augusta

Absence of Riley leaves Democrats in limbo

Trout to be released into Savannah River

Up, up and away

Georgia losing farmland, conservationists say

Capitol renovation to occur in stages

Suicides often not explicable

550 fail to show for trial

Strawberry fields forever

Driver leaves 2 in go-kart for dead

South Carolina scholarships questioned

Aiken Steeplechase field is largest ever

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Gophers going to Final Four

Braves bench needs to be strengthened

Regatta: Silver medals boost Jaguars' spirits

Jarrett snares second straight Darlington pole

`Under construction' ASU team ready for Regatta

Clemson looks forward to next year

Arizona upends Kansas

Lipinski on pace to becoming youngest world champion

George Washington eliminates cold-shooting Lady Tar Heels

All-Americans square off in NCAA West Regional

Uresti holds tenuous Bay Hill lead

Aquinas shocks No. 1 Lovett

Fighting again for the Final Four

Season ends with teary day for young UCLA coach

Show Barnes the money, not the door

Queen of the ice crowned

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

Anti-smoking ads

Church Bulletin

Center opens with `Choice'

Dear Carson: Old Salt could be sweeter

`Biography' looks at Judy Garland's tragic life

Cinderellas vying in best-actor race

Oscar's a sensitive guy

Best Actress race features a number of strong entrants

Evangelist advising Clinton

Tabitha King paints characters without color

Paying for textbooks

Historical mysteries: Young aviator's fate remains unknown

Trekkie Town

Many walls stand in way of Latvian restorations

Promises of God are reliable

Foreign funds boost refurbishing in Riga

Play tests the faith of Christians

Building better boards

Book credits economy to Fed chief

Greenspan tells bankers to use caution

Contests fill bars to the rim

How employers are helping low-wage workers

Holy Cannoli!

First Union announces changes

Employers try to retain low-wage workers by helping them

Entrepreneur strikes it big on QVC

On the move

This week in business

Netscape, Novell to work together on corporate computing venture

Funny pages on the Web offer more than laughs

New York company sues to open up Internet names

Space tourism

Computer review: Microsoft Plus for kids

Man cleans up in NASA experiment

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

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

Briton fined for hacking into U.S. military computer