Fears loss of Georgia State Games

Backs a permanent veterans' home

Claims dog stories, letters one-sided

Hopes to punish Kmart, TV media

Advocates checking out yard sales

Says why he seeks names, address

Seeks more prayer, less judgment

Likes Whittle in spite of dog death

Attacks `insensitivity' to `Ellen'

Appreciates response to food appeal

Fixing a bad IDEA

Our defenses sag

Wonders if she can now shoot dogs

Notes Gary Player `first African'

Resolving local option taxes

Hopes Ga. pre-k given a chance

Worries about parent permissiveness

Asks: what now?

Downtown parking deck needed

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Outside prosecutor will try Trotter case

Aiken Electric votes to keep four trustees

Mayfest concert heats up hot day

Bowers running for governor

Annual RV tour launched

Commissioners debate Augusta's legal representation after consolidation

Local and regional news briefs

Springtime fun

Contaminated retiree unfazed

Cellular phones to fight crime haven't arrived

Columbia County officials to present balanced budget to public

Rockets time it right to defeat SuperSonics

Savannah taken off endangered historical sites list

Attention to attendance

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

Uncertainty surrounds details of landfill plan

Murder-for-hire motive often insurance

North Augusta to use computer maps to target crime

Flipping out

Frame up

University to attempt to go solo

Hyde Park residents urging scrap yard to clean up

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

Rely shows off stories of cancer survival

Gas prices take a plunge

Waves of fun

Workers at SRS safer than in past

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Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Lord Byron in awe of the incredible growth of pro golf

Braves eke out 1-0 victory in 13th

GreenJackets: Hitting blahs cause of loss

Charleston to honor first black SAL player

On golf: Midland Valley set up to test Open hopefuls

NHL notes

Jackets benefit from tough slate

Minor league notes: GreenJackets' Long beginning to pay dividends

Braves notebook: Glavine back in starting rotation against Cardinals tonight

Gordon makes it look too easy in The Winston

Three state finalists have lots in common

Baseball notebook: Murdoch, Dodgers may come to terms

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Little things backfire on GreenJackets

Memories of J.D. inspire Greenbrier

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

Knicks must sit

Woods moves into tie for Nelson lead

Steinhauer survives wind for LPGA lead

Silver Charm now one win away from the Triple Crown

IRL scraps qualifying rule, keeps chassis-engine formula

Bearcats helped Mustangs

Elliott is last, but fastest

Boat gives Foyt two drivers in Indy lineup

Tiger trackers

Comeback kid Davis says he's blessed, despite injuries

Cunning conquers Goshen for lead in Golf Capital

Lindley, Johnson share LPGA lead

Jackets will play for title

Knicks can't make up for lost players

Travel gear has hefty price

Church bulletin

Heaven's island

Columbia crusade starts Sunday

Area groups to unite in prayer event

A director's Odyssey

Messiah complex: Norman Mailer rewrites the New Testament

Miss Universe begins new reign with youngsters

Miss USA takes Miss Universe crown

Road warriors

So long, sister

Quirky tips perhaps should be kept secret

Revelation assures us of victory

Historical mysteries: Indian tribe was remarkably European

New puzzlers offer up secrets on top of secrets

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

On the money

Pizza Hut founder now a competitor

Herman earns praise

Business briefs

Second mortgage poses risk

YMCA, YWCA expected to merge

Co-op Student of the year

On the move

Business calendar

Regional banks vie for share

House votes to combine job programs

Restoring Blackville's soul

Montgomery Ward to sell subsidiary

Man finds learning incentive

Black-owned businesses face consolidation issues

Business briefs

Ticketmaster vs. Microsoft in Web battle

North Carolina a breeding ground for UFO sightings

Shareware: News and e-mail programs

Gangsta rap controversy hits Time Warner - again

Clinton advisers want voluntary cloning ban for private researchers

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

Gingrich says budget documents to go on Internet

Beware of the growing number of computer viruses

Repetitive stress injury puts the byte on computer users