S.C. bills split GOP

Fine Augusta record

S.C. cities get a break

Notes billions spent to `protect poor'

Slams total Richmond smoking ban

Counters writer on evaluations

Cites strong Resurrection evidence

Hits all `bait and fleece' programs

Jabs the National

Asks why Goodwill dumps items

Line-item veto vetoed

Reno wimps out

Appreciates support for daughter


Pine straw

Aiken improvement group outlines spending

Local and area briefs

Minority medical education declining

Second phase of North Augusta bike and walking trail to begin

Commissioners renew youth job program

Aiken students shadow government officials

Council approves restrictions on video poker

Statue vandalized

Man who killed lifelong friend gets life, plus five in prison

Minority medical education declining

Capitol lobbyists wine, dine in overtime

Columbia County Sheriff's Department considers buying emergency phone system

County OKs new ambulance service

Richmond County Georgia's top polluter

Indicted researcher seeing patients again

Bizarro spring weather

Fired teacher sues board over drug-testing policy

Bank robbed

Medivac exhibit

Gas company settles multi-million dollar downtown contamination lawsuit

Prosecutor will seek death penalty against accused DSS shooter

Georgia drug-testing law rejected by court

New Ellenton mayor says he won't resign

Lights! Camera! Taxes!

Separate slides

Ga Tech signs top point guard

Bulls can win 70 for second year

Smoltz teaches lesson

Drivers adjusting to new crew chiefs

Braves Notebook: Team to commemorate Jackie Robinson

Braves pitching staff hot - even when they're not throwing

Former Jaguar signs with Dallas

Mitchell's double gets win for Jags

Macon named Josey football coach

Branch Rickey deserves credit for standing up

Prep notes

Braves notes

Eagles entrust recent tradition to new leader

Cubs' 0-for year sets N.L. record

James leads as Hawks come back

Baseball retires Robinson's No. 42

Braves sweep Reds with 7-1 win

Campaign for life

May flowers

Sultry singer finds her South Carolina heritage

Recipes for the Passover table

Now that `Ellen' is out, what's next?

Health and fitness calendar

Children to try their hand at making matzah

Children to try their hand at making matzah

Study: sensible diet lowers blood pressure

Scientists learn how flavonoids, other nutrients prevent cancer

South Carolina teen earns top honors in national recipe contest

Health capsules

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Apple reports $708 million loss

Senators seek to change rules for executive stock options

Hotels could come to Riverwalk

Increased output in March raises inflation pressures

Another area code proposed

Successful traits are spotlighted

Demolition for Golf Hall of Fame begins

House passes bill that would cancel unneeded mortgage insurance

Business briefs

A colorful history

Digital machines combine tasks

Inflation cools; Wall Street heats up

Company offers life insurance to people with HIV

Procrastinators find Tuesday `taxing'

Minow may cause `vast wasteland' to bloom

Netscape speeds up release of `push' technology

The Web can take you all over the map

Sheep cloner says cloning a human would violate individual rights

Microorganism a fish killer

Netscape seeks edge in market

Baseball sites are ready for some hits

Web site links user to health information

Cheap computers