S.C. cities get a break

Answers anti-South `prevarications'

Cigarette partners

Hits all `bait and fleece' programs

Slams total Richmond smoking ban

Fine Augusta record

Line-item veto vetoed

Lauds writer `for breaking silence'

Jabs the National

Capitol lobbyists wine, dine in overtime

Lights! Camera! Taxes!

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

Baston Road closed for expansion

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

Grants to help Aiken students

Fired teacher sues board over drug-testing policy

Panel finishes Fort Gordon visit

Armed for school

Aiken students shadow government officials

Local and area briefs

Bizarro spring weather

Medivac exhibit

Sound and lights

Prosecutor will seek death penalty against accused DSS shooter

Planning panel frustrated at council

Indicted researcher seeing patients again

Tasty pies make for a sweet contest

Richmond County Georgia's top polluter

Local and area briefs

Debate over canal land fires up again

Panel to draft smoking ban proposal

Macon named Josey football coach

Prep notes

Braves sweep Reds with 7-1 win

Slamming to victory

Prep notes

Wimbledon's purse nets bigger dollars for men than women

Drivers adjusting to new crew chiefs

Separate slides

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

Druckenmiller won't be a Falcon on first draft pick

Braves notes

Eagles entrust recent tradition to new leader

Batesburg-Leesville junior pitches fourth no-hitter of season

Video reviews

Children to try their hand at making matzah

Campaign for life

`Grease' is the word

On pins and needles

Entertainment calendar

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

Entertainment calendar II

Scientists learn how flavonoids, other nutrients prevent cancer

Study: sensible diet lowers blood pressure

Children to try their hand at making matzah

Health capsules

Prodigy gets over dislike of concerto

Americans active in civic life despite lack of trust

Health and fitness calendar

Sultry singer finds her South Carolina heritage

Age of Faith rocks on God

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

Martin Color-Fi reports record earnings

House passes bill that would cancel unneeded mortgage insurance

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

Plastics familiar to area

Successful traits are spotlighted

A colorful history

Increased output in March raises inflation pressures

Korean firm entering tough market

Apple reports $708 million loss

Microorganism a fish killer

Cheap computers

Scientist: snakes descended from seagoing lizard

Scientists identify gene responsible for endocrine disorder

House haunted by cyber stalker up for sale

Minow may cause `vast wasteland' to bloom

Rival visions of digital TV will fight for viewers

Microsoft promises new ways to surf Internet