S.C. cities get a break

Lauds writer `for breaking silence'

Line-item veto vetoed

Jabs the National

Cigarette partners

Hits all `bait and fleece' programs

Answers anti-South `prevarications'

Fine Augusta record

Slams total Richmond smoking ban

Medivac exhibit

Panel finishes Fort Gordon visit

Baston Road closed for expansion

Fired teacher sues board over drug-testing policy

Prosecutor will seek death penalty against accused DSS shooter

Indicted researcher seeing patients again

University Hospital looking for ways to pay for Women's Center

Richmond County Georgia's top polluter

Local and area briefs

Bizarro spring weather

Debate over canal land fires up again

Lights! Camera! Taxes!

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

Panel to draft smoking ban proposal

Capitol lobbyists wine, dine in overtime

Grants to help Aiken students

Aiken students shadow government officials

Planning panel frustrated at council

Sound and lights

Tasty pies make for a sweet contest

Local and area briefs

Armed for school

Braves sweep Reds with 7-1 win

Separate slides

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

Prep notes

Eagles entrust recent tradition to new leader

Drivers adjusting to new crew chiefs

Slamming to victory

Macon named Josey football coach

Batesburg-Leesville junior pitches fourth no-hitter of season

Wimbledon's purse nets bigger dollars for men than women

Druckenmiller won't be a Falcon on first draft pick

Prep notes

Braves notes

Health capsules

`Grease' is the word

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

Americans active in civic life despite lack of trust

Entertainment calendar II

Video reviews

Children to try their hand at making matzah

Prodigy gets over dislike of concerto

Age of Faith rocks on God

Entertainment calendar

Study: sensible diet lowers blood pressure

Campaign for life

On pins and needles

Health and fitness calendar

Sultry singer finds her South Carolina heritage

Children to try their hand at making matzah

Scientists learn how flavonoids, other nutrients prevent cancer

House passes bill that would cancel unneeded mortgage insurance

Successful traits are spotlighted

Plastics familiar to area

Target will open in October, bring 150 jobs to the area

Apple reports $708 million loss

U.S. trade deficit shrinks slightly, but still big

A colorful history

Martin Color-Fi reports record earnings

Increased output in March raises inflation pressures

Korean firm entering tough market

Rival visions of digital TV will fight for viewers

Scientist: snakes descended from seagoing lizard

Minow may cause `vast wasteland' to bloom

Microsoft promises new ways to surf Internet

House haunted by cyber stalker up for sale

Microorganism a fish killer

Scientists identify gene responsible for endocrine disorder

Cheap computers