Advocates government-funded arts

Budget bill: Go slow

Don't OK flaky Weld

Interprets Bible without limits on God

Likes format for stock market pages

Imperial the priority

Confusing the issue

Understands use of quote after trial

Wants money rescued from space `trap'

Says local taxpayers will pay costs

We pay for it

Officials line up for tax

Bill Kirby: Credibility must be our bottom line

Senator starts move to stop mail-in votes

Exonerated Olympic bombing suspect demands public accounting from FBI

Garrison testifies before Congress

Lunchtime speaker

University cautions campus groups about marketing company

Special treats

Officials recommend study of Wildwood development

Police hoping missing-persons reports will help identify burned bodies

Howard does well in Augusta

Local and area briefs

Commission to discuss hotel-motel tax

Formula rumors disappoint family

Hitchcock Rehabilitation to expand

Beating the heat

Gyms merging to become `The Family Y'

Student suing biology teacher over advances

Georgia lottery winners

Practicing at choir camp

Two bodies found in car trunk identified as Richmond County men

With Clinton ready to sign, House approves budget-balancing bill

Congress drops school accounts

Southern Living to sponsor Georgia Golf Hall of Fame

Council on Aging names interim director

Paupi-Win opens up for children

USC-Aiken to hire 6 police officers

Easter Seal Society close on new property

Police identify men found burned in car

Education board upholds teacher's firing

Local and regional news briefs

Businessman may do time for freon smuggling

ACC notes

Fords are the cars to beat at the Brickyard

Coming soon: Indy-car racing in Houston

ACC bowl options remain narrow

Braves notes

CSRA Adult Tennis League headed to championships

Braves give big support to Millwood

Smoltz stumbles as Braves barely survive to sweep Cubs

Overtime: S.C. and Georgia to meet for all-star game

Hines Ward, Georgia's difference maker

Stadium to go out with a bang

Gordon threatens Petty's record 13 victories

Smith has SEC's top pay package

History lesson portends danger for Bowden

SEC notes

Gamecocks' Taylor thinking postseason

Berardino: New commish has lots of time for reverie

Braves notebook: Glavine doesn't risk Achilles tendon

SEC notes: Donnan feeling better about offensive line

Mathis ready for more than run-and-shoot

Neagle: Next Brave in line for Cy Young?

Chicken salad makes cool, `no fuss' meal

Sure, it's dinner. But is it art?

Health calendar

Keeping your cool

Health capsules

Study suggests one gene separates right-handers from lefties

Hollywood turns school violence up a notch in '187'

Test tells when CPR is futile

Study: Training to avoid back injuries worthless

Egypt's beer looks to the future

Egypt's beer looks to the future

Old roads to travel

Pacemakers

Small portion

The Pitchman

Bowling for dollars

Company loses bulk of McDonald's account

New home sales jump in June

Company recalls Ball Park franks

Inflation a no-show

Military cuts could come within the next decade, says Ft. Gordon commander

Columbia HCA executives indicted

Augusta Commons coming

Business briefs: City block captains recruited

Georgia-Florida tobacco markets decline

UPS strike looms

CSRA First to try luring large employers to area

Business briefs

Shippers searching for options if UPS workers walk

Columbia HCA earnings up 15 percent

Digital radiography company opens

Hey baby, wanna dance?

Gingrich helps dedicate new House resource center

A stinging throat

Escort ad funded by taxpayers

Mir commander: Crash could have been worse

Douching increases risk of problem pregnancy

IBM's Deep Blue team wins $100,000 prize

Despite Mir problems, Russians plan 1998 crews

Study: Environment beats heredity in determining IQ

Scientists find structural flaw in AZT

Pig latin in cyberspace

Reports: Apple plans to name Jobs as chairman

Swim coach takes team to the Web

CompuServe to segregate its adult content

House resource center opens