Defends arts agency funding

McKie's medicine

Says we `fence straddled' on issues

Slams Goodwill, especially its prices

Hits Columbia's `finger/fried' foods

Wonders if AIDS `lie' also spread

Warns about Beanie Baby `danger'

Speaks out about Tiger and taxes

Wants `line drawn' regarding babies

The $50,000 mystery

A sorry 1.3 percent

South Carolina House committee approves video poker ban

Local and area briefs

Violent storms damage young peach trees

Traffic stop nets biggest cocaine bust in Georgia

Josey students will retake disputed graduation test

Traffic woes impact tourney

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

Patient bill of rights aims at HMO abuses

UGA students protest school's holding of Indian remains

Columbia JROTC honors local founder

Paine College holds day for area historian

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

Local and area briefs

Citadel cadets get sensitivity training

Woman's body identified, husband arrested

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

A father's work remembered

North Augusta a step closer to regulating video poker

Frank Lloyd Wright house up for bids

Tornado touches Thomson

Thomson wakes to storm-ravaged neighborhoods

Miller signs welfare bill, puts tough standards into play

Playoffs whole new season, say Hawks

Pittsburgh gets chance to bid goodbye to Lemieux

Childers redeems himself, Patriots

Tate shot trying to aid woman

Winner Colors-Unbridled foal dies

Braves notes

For the Love of Georgia

Third-base coach learning new job as he goes

Prep notes

Glover signs with Georgia Tech

Braves notes

Andersen making strides, still not a large tournament

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

Falcons quietly release Bates

Zoeller withdraws from tournament

Lakeside advances to second round in 2-AAAA playoffs

The best

Woods doesn't want to fall in racial categories

Gusty wind lifts Giants over Braves

Natural healing

Study: Vitamin E could help slow Alzheimer's disease

Debut directors get Cannes attention

Berries, ice cream make elegant dessert

News and notes from the world of health and science

Eat for life

Cable to target specific audiences as it expands

Prune mixture reduces fat in scones

Mosaic of styles

Baby Jasmine breaks bones by moving

Death sells records

Watch words

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

Pinky ring may monitor heart

Small portions

Mexican recipes spend less time on stove, more on table

Health and fitness calendar

Business briefs

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

DSM Chemicals to be up and running by late 1998

Electric power industry spends millions on lobbying

Decision on PALFED near

Demand steady for commercial real estate, agents say

Aiken chamber joins state consortium

Miller approves expanded local calling

Business briefs

How you eat may help you land the job you want

What's in a name?

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

Hardee's looking at return to char-broiled burgers

Electric Lite sends out welcoming message to wrong people

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

Hotels closing restaurants in favor of enhanced food courts

Louisiana says no blanket immunity for big tobacco companies

CD dictionary pronounces words

Government goof put three states on alert

Stamp substitutes may debut in '97

Protesters to dog nuclear shipment headed for Barnwell

Lawmakers question Medicare computer modernization

Site takes Passover Seder service global

Someday you may be downloading CDs on home computers

Earth Day celebration

Indiana congressman introduces annual bill to stop space station

NRC panel OKs license renewal for Georgia Tech reactor

Confusion.web may be around the corner

Antifreeze leak on Mir reaching maximum levels

Parents go online for kids' safety

Classrooms get connected on NetDay

Scientists must explain cloning implications to public, NSF head says

NASA pulls out of space monkey research