Claims dog stories, letters one-sided

Resolving local option taxes

Appreciates response to food appeal

Advocates checking out yard sales

Downtown parking deck needed

Hopes to punish Kmart, TV media

Backs a permanent veterans' home

Says why he seeks names, address

Fears loss of Georgia State Games

Likes Whittle in spite of dog death

Notes Gary Player `first African'

Our defenses sag

Seeks more prayer, less judgment

Hopes Ga. pre-k given a chance

Worries about parent permissiveness

Attacks `insensitivity' to `Ellen'

Fixing a bad IDEA

Wonders if she can now shoot dogs

Asks: what now?

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Local and regional news briefs

Uncertainty surrounds details of landfill plan

Columbia County officials to present balanced budget to public

Workers at SRS safer than in past

Flipping out

Waves of fun

Springtime fun

Savannah taken off endangered historical sites list

Cellular phones to fight crime haven't arrived

Attention to attendance

Rely shows off stories of cancer survival

Bowers running for governor

Murder-for-hire motive often insurance

Hyde Park residents urging scrap yard to clean up

Mayfest concert heats up hot day

Rockets time it right to defeat SuperSonics

`Easy money': Augusta caseworker forces foster parent to pay to keep abused brothers

Aiken Electric votes to keep four trustees

Outside prosecutor will try Trotter case

Long-distance delivery: Mir gets new oxygen generator, fresh astronaut

Annual RV tour launched

University to attempt to go solo

Frame up

Contaminated retiree unfazed

North Augusta to use computer maps to target crime

Commissioners debate Augusta's legal representation after consolidation

Gas prices take a plunge

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Baseball notebook: Murdoch, Dodgers may come to terms

Braves eke out 1-0 victory in 13th

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Bearcats helped Mustangs

GreenJackets: Hitting blahs cause of loss

Jackets will play for title

Gordon makes it look too easy in The Winston

NHL notes

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Elliott is last, but fastest

Steinhauer survives wind for LPGA lead

IRL scraps qualifying rule, keeps chassis-engine formula

Jackets benefit from tough slate

Knicks must sit

Boat gives Foyt two drivers in Indy lineup

Cunning conquers Goshen for lead in Golf Capital

Tiger trackers

Little things backfire on GreenJackets

Minor league notes: GreenJackets' Long beginning to pay dividends

Charleston to honor first black SAL player

Lord Byron in awe of the incredible growth of pro golf

Memories of J.D. inspire Greenbrier

Silver Charm, Free House could make Preakness a two-horse race

Comeback kid Davis says he's blessed, despite injuries

Woods moves into tie for Nelson lead

Knicks can't make up for lost players

On golf: Midland Valley set up to test Open hopefuls

Silver Charm now one win away from the Triple Crown

Braves notebook: Glavine back in starting rotation against Cardinals tonight

Three state finalists have lots in common

Lindley, Johnson share LPGA lead

Area groups to unite in prayer event

Columbia crusade starts Sunday

Church bulletin

Quirky tips perhaps should be kept secret

Revelation assures us of victory

Historical mysteries: Indian tribe was remarkably European

Miss USA takes Miss Universe crown

Travel gear has hefty price

So long, sister

New puzzlers offer up secrets on top of secrets

A director's Odyssey

Messiah complex: Norman Mailer rewrites the New Testament

Road warriors

Heaven's island

Miss Universe begins new reign with youngsters

Herman earns praise

Montgomery Ward to sell subsidiary

Telemarketing center to hire 1,000 by year's end

Business briefs

YMCA, YWCA expected to merge

Black-owned businesses face consolidation issues

Man finds learning incentive

On the move

Restoring Blackville's soul

On the money

Co-op Student of the year

House votes to combine job programs

Business calendar

Pizza Hut founder now a competitor

Second mortgage poses risk

Business briefs

Regional banks vie for share

North Carolina a breeding ground for UFO sightings

First Union launches `smart cards' at army post

Intel CEO virtually present for first Cannes award for film digital technology

Definition of intelligence difficult to grasp

Beware of the growing number of computer viruses

Ticketmaster vs. Microsoft in Web battle

Clinton advisers want voluntary cloning ban for private researchers

Gingrich says budget documents to go on Internet

Gangsta rap controversy hits Time Warner - again

Repetitive stress injury puts the byte on computer users

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