Defends integrity, honor of senator

Backs a permanent veterans' home

Worries about parent permissiveness

Resolving local option taxes

'Frisco law won't fly

Let's debate NATO

Claims dog stories, letters one-sided

Calls for training gender segregation

Attacks `insensitivity' to `Ellen'

Notes Gary Player `first African'

Fixing a bad IDEA

Hopes Ga. pre-k given a chance

Salutes Belvedere Dixie youth coach

Asks: what now?

Fears loss of Georgia State Games

Seeks more prayer, less judgment

University to attempt to go solo

Murder-for-hire motive often insurance

Attention to attendance

Aiken helpline need volunteers in face on call increases

Bowers running for governor

North Augusta honors ex-mayor

Aiken Electric votes to keep four trustees

Helping Delora perform

Flipping out

Columbia officials studying water sports complex

Local and regional news briefs

Drinking and driving effects emphasized during prom season

Contaminated retiree unfazed

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

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

Cavanaugh fighting to keep eye on city expenditures

Rockets time it right to defeat SuperSonics

Military brats following fathers' footsteps

Uncertainty surrounds details of landfill plan

Local and area briefs

Workers at SRS safer than in past

Distance learning brings world to local classrooms

Mayfest concert heats up hot day

Palmer's lawyers still trying to move trial

Springtime fun

Go fetch!

Commissioners debate Augusta's legal representation after consolidation

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Baseball notebook: Murdoch, Dodgers may come to terms

North Augusta can take championship on Lynn's arm

Heat eliminate short-staffed Knicks

Charleston to honor first black SAL player

Tiger adds to the legend

Memories of J.D. inspire Greenbrier

Glamour comes to garage, Gordon

Comeback kid Davis says he's blessed, despite injuries

Jackets coach gets back into the routine

Lindley, Johnson share LPGA lead

Braves notes

Silver Charm now one win away from the Triple Crown

Boat gives Foyt two drivers in Indy lineup

Minor league notes: GreenJackets' Long beginning to pay dividends

Gordon makes it look too easy in The Winston

GreenJackets: Hitting blahs cause of loss

Gordon's new car is undefeated

Braves notebook: Glavine back in starting rotation against Cardinals tonight

Davis leads Jackets past Macon 8-6

On golf: Midland Valley set up to test Open hopefuls

Trainer thinks third time may be the (Silver) Charm

Jackets benefit from tough slate

Gretzky pulls hat trick for Rangers win

Three state finalists have lots in common

Braves take three in a row over Cardinals

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Cunning hangs on in Golf Capital

Bearcats helped Mustangs

Surprising Midland Valley begins AAA championship

Lord Byron in awe of the incredible growth of pro golf

Cunning conquers Goshen for lead in Golf Capital

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Travel gear has hefty price

Iranian, Japanese films get Golden Palms at Cannes

Messiah complex: Norman Mailer rewrites the New Testament

Road warriors

`Fifth Element' claims No. 1 spot for second week

A director's Odyssey

New puzzlers offer up secrets on top of secrets

Miss Universe begins new reign with youngsters

Heaven's island

Road warriors

Travel gear has hefty price

Quirky tips perhaps should be kept secret

Historical mysteries: Indian tribe was remarkably European

Helping Delora perform

On the move

Myrtle Beach theme park plans die

Second mortgage poses risk

Northwest pilot may stage sympathy strike

Man finds learning incentive

Indicators point to slow 2nd-quarter growth

Black-owned businesses face consolidation issues

First Union launches `smart cards' at army post

Herman earns praise

On the money

Shareholders get back seat at Columbia HCA gathering

Pizza Hut founder now a competitor

Pizza Hut founder now a competitor

Business calendar

Regional banks vie for share

Pitch for tax-exempt status strikes out with IRS

Business briefs

Montgomery Ward to sell subsidiary

Political battles over evolution may not matter

North Carolina a breeding ground for UFO sightings

Beware of the growing number of computer viruses

Definition of intelligence difficult to grasp

Hospital ICU's a breeding place for bacteria

Shareware: News and e-mail programs

Kasparov wants rematch

Repetitive stress injury puts the byte on computer users

Shareware: News and e-mail programs

Beware of the growing number of computer viruses

Clinton advisers want voluntary cloning ban for private researchers

Captians: Mir safe but needs good spring cleaning

Scientists expect to find prostate cancer gene soon