Notes `reality'

Hails Commission for better lighting

Kill the death tax

Catches error

Cigarette firms blow smoke

Welcome back, Newt

Dislikes Caldwell's `broker' label

Praises Planned Parenthood care

Students blameless

Answers editorial on tax appeal

Attacks `ignorant' writer; notes Celtic achievement

Spars with officials over boxing

Let the females box

Local and area briefs

Group offers positive alternative

Loads of fun

Riding for charity

Maddox back on public stage

Dream ends with failed ticket venture

Columbia County BOE wants basics

Health Department looking into tattoo parlors

Augusta's hispanic growth mirrors nation

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Josey test probe extends to teacher

Families prepare for refunds

Unlikely source posts bond for murder suspect

School affects driving

Fewer students skipping school in Aiken

Freaknik plagued by shooting, car accident, groping arrests

Friends help rebuild church

Rally educates community on rape

Local and regional new briefs

Tiger strikes: Golf clubs report more youngsters

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Mobile honors native son Aaron

Larsen says `No' to NFL draft

Richardson quite pleased with GreenJackets' 6-4 road trip

Lynn gets key win for North Augusta

Jackets pull back into town

Braves notes

No pressure on Manning; autographs take up his time

Patriots jolted by Pack

Jackets would trade body parts for a bowl trip

Hawks gunning for home court in final two games of season

`Squeeky' always on Price's mind

Falcons fill holes on first draft day

Hawks to open playoffs at home

Price dials up the lead at MCI

Panthers draft wide receiver first

Jaguars pick tackle from Notre Dame

First round pick-by-pick

Falcons Factor clouds draft every year

Synchronized swimmer bidding to be first male on U.S. national team

Braves hold on for win

Park hurts hurlers

Holder enjoying some of the best days of his life

Kenny Wallace surprises with first Winston Cup pole

Couples gets his first shot at Andersen match play title

Seattle loads up in draft

Tale shows flavors, smells of holiday

Celebrating Passover

Barbecue's best

Hawaii on a budget

50's era blood-pressure drug may show new promise

Dear Carson: Use plate if sharing your meal

God needs believers who grow

Historical Mysteries: Irish may have reached New World in 500s

Church bulletin

Church gets an answer to prayers

Eartha Kitt retains that cat-like appeal

Dabbling in the arts

Building masterpieces

Business people on the move

Coke, Pepsi battle for exclusive contracts on college campuses

Business calendar this week

Bagging the next big craze

The bidding game: Giving to plants advised

Georgia Bank Financial Corp. reports 37-percent increase

Bank card guru deserves credit

`How to Succeed in Business Without Being White

Augustine to step down as Lockheed Martin's CEO

Business briefs

Banks report 1st quarter earnings

Air South clears Charleston airport debt

Business briefs

Telefonica signs agreement with MCI, British Telecom

Reported $300 billion tobacco settlement called too cheap

This does (Re)compute

Using computers and theories of evolution to solve problems

Car computers may manage trips in not-too-distant future

Apple seeks to reassure customers, software developers

Fantasy games hitting home runs on the Web

Office 97 sales drive high-profit quarter for Microsoft

Makers of low-cost Internet box slash prices amid sluggish sales

California board adopts ergonomic standard over labor objections

PairGain wins with `stuff that works'