Questions comments in Ruben case

Loses her sick days if they're not used

Generous diabetes gift

Aiken phones it in

Queries Bowers on enforcement

Bowers should leave race

Supports Larke in `prank' decision

Finds tritium release report misleading

Mother convicted of abusing daughter

Weather woes

Griffin selected to replace Xenakis

Columbia schools finish year, welcome vacation

Senator says her business did nothing wrong

Local and area briefs

Monetta murder victim identified

Bowers admits adulterous affair

Aiken County grads to party at Myrtle - with deputies in tow

Ideas on magazine for `guys'

Suspect charged with rape

Arts fair delights elementary pupils

Graduates see robust job market

County wants to double amount of sewage released

Area native likely to sit on federal bench

Head of the class

Master Health files for bankruptcy protection

Fort plans hunt for wild hogs

Georgia Republicans to decide Bowers' fitness as gubernatorial candidate

Local and area briefs

S.C. closes legislative session

Sinking ship

Fight with burglars may have killed man

Braves need cleanup hitter in Crime Dog, not McWhiff

Proposed Atlanta arena's mission: Surpass Turner Field

Jackets return from illness, split doubleheader

Shoulder scare helps ex-Eagle reform his ways

Detroit takes 3-0 lead with win over Flyers

Silver Charm set to join racing royalty

Dewulf is sleeper in French Open

Redwings learn hard lessons

Promotion nipped in the bud

Haynie struggles as Hickory tops Jackets 8-3

Belle fined $5,000 by AL

Wade on track as Braves beat Giants 9-5

Jazz top Bulls on 37 Malone points

Augusta State job not hurting for applicants

Augusta photographer to show old baseball pictures

Belmont's Silver Charm and Free House - there they go again

Neagle shuts down Expos

Musical fulfills one dream, inspires others to find their destiny

Church bulletin

Hamming it up

Video watch: Tiger Woods video released

Carpenters for Christ build churches and faith

Concert watch

CBS to broadcast pictures of Nazi items at The Citadel

`Con Air' flies with typecasting

Ramblin' Rhodes: Dollywood park admission

Aiken gets new oasis for coffee

Retreat for the soul

Brass has a love for rock of old

Life choices live on in paintings

Rocking the river

Ban on rap music lyrics tacked on to Texas budget

Business briefs

House-pricing strategy uses ranges

IRS is found to have retaliated over an insult

Companies trade Motrin, other drugs

GlobalNet lays off 21

SBA officials admit $2.5 billion error in loan availability

Unemployment sinks to 24-year low

Snapple's new owners bring back pitchwoman Wendy

NYSE scraps use of fractions

Sears settlement means refunds for credit card users

Bellevue Memorial Gardens plans $1.6 million expansion

ValuJet won't offer bus service from Augusta

Getting fired

Health Central finds permanent home

Augusta ranks high in survey

Smothers Brothers show censored work online

Scientists know pollutants are deadly, but can't explain why

Don't be hasty in ruling out Netscape's chances

Oracle, CNN say they plan to cut info-cutter

The Internet is a `comical' place

AOL is making users happy again

Online freebies

Futuristic scanners identify people by hands, eyes or voice

Music over the Internet

Galileo shows Jupiter atmosphere has deserts and tropics

Cable's tradeoff: more channels or higher quality?

Radar mapping challenges notion of moon ice