A sorry 1.3 percent

Hits Columbia's `finger/fried' foods

Says we `fence straddled' on issues

The $50,000 mystery

Defends arts agency funding

Slams Goodwill, especially its prices

Warns about Beanie Baby `danger'

Wonders if AIDS `lie' also spread

Wants `line drawn' regarding babies

McKie's medicine

Speaks out about Tiger and taxes

Traffic stop nets biggest cocaine bust in Georgia

Computer problems delay child support payments in Burke Co., Augusta

Advocates step up for black lawmakers caught in `Lost Trust'

Tornado touches Thomson

Local and area briefs

Woman's body identified, husband arrested

Miller signs welfare bill, puts tough standards into play

South Carolina House committee approves video poker ban

Frank Lloyd Wright house up for bids

Thomson wakes to storm-ravaged neighborhoods

Citadel cadets get sensitivity training

Patient bill of rights aims at HMO abuses

UGA students protest school's holding of Indian remains

Local and area briefs

Traffic woes impact tourney

Paine College holds day for area historian

Violent storms damage young peach trees

Josey students will retake disputed graduation test

South Carolina: BMW should pay more for employees' license plates

North Augusta a step closer to regulating video poker

A father's work remembered

Columbia JROTC honors local founder

Prep notes

Winner Colors-Unbridled foal dies

Falcons quietly release Bates

Gusty wind lifts Giants over Braves

Childers redeems himself, Patriots

The best

Braves notes

Glover signs with Georgia Tech

Playoffs whole new season, say Hawks

Andersen making strides, still not a large tournament

Third-base coach learning new job as he goes

Zoeller withdraws from tournament

For the Love of Georgia

Woods doesn't want to fall in racial categories

Pittsburgh gets chance to bid goodbye to Lemieux

Tate shot trying to aid woman

Another U.S. `Dream Team' at World Championships, Olympics

Braves notes

Lakeside advances to second round in 2-AAAA playoffs

Prune mixture reduces fat in scones

Small portions

Baby Jasmine breaks bones by moving

Eat for life

Debut directors get Cannes attention

Mexican recipes spend less time on stove, more on table

Pinky ring may monitor heart

Health and fitness calendar

Berries, ice cream make elegant dessert

Natural healing

Cable to target specific audiences as it expands

Brooks & Dunn named Country Music's entertainers of the year

Watch words

News and notes from the world of health and science

Study: Vitamin E could help slow Alzheimer's disease

Death sells records

Mosaic of styles

Hotels closing restaurants in favor of enhanced food courts

Business briefs

DSM Chemicals to be up and running by late 1998

Georgia peanut farmers say they'll pay for promotion, research

Hardee's looking at return to char-broiled burgers

New jobs: you still need a foot in the job to get ahead

Demand steady for commercial real estate, agents say

Clinton's latest Federal Reserve nominees not seen as boat-rockers

Business briefs

Electric Lite sends out welcoming message to wrong people

Decision on PALFED near

Louisiana says no blanket immunity for big tobacco companies

What's in a name?

Aiken chamber joins state consortium

How you eat may help you land the job you want

Electric power industry spends millions on lobbying

Miller approves expanded local calling

Someday you may be downloading CDs on home computers

NASA pulls out of space monkey research

Government goof put three states on alert

Stamp substitutes may debut in '97

Lawmakers question Medicare computer modernization

Antifreeze leak on Mir reaching maximum levels

NRC panel OKs license renewal for Georgia Tech reactor

Parents go online for kids' safety

Classrooms get connected on NetDay

Indiana congressman introduces annual bill to stop space station

Confusion.web may be around the corner

Scientists must explain cloning implications to public, NSF head says

CD dictionary pronounces words

Protesters to dog nuclear shipment headed for Barnwell

Site takes Passover Seder service global

Earth Day celebration