Officials say school busses safer than ever

Ga. Medicare ripoff?

Bill's new CNN pal

Convict FBI killer

Criticizes editorial on `Part-time myths'

Questions need for tritium plants

Chastises `Chronicle' over gay comic

Hits Commission OK of police grant

Applauds merger creating Family Y

Hits Columbia's rezoning process

Aiken success story

Seek removal of disqualified trustee

Explains God's law and man's differ

Judge releases local physician from jail

Dogs set to go on the growl

It's a first day for some teachers, too

Decaffeinated

County kingdoms declining

Dying at work

Committee says no to additional hires

Owner wants apartments turned into non-profit housing

Local and area briefs

Education more important than crime in voters' minds

South Carolina struggling to care for elderly

Georgia Lottery results

Eisenhower unlikely to be site for Medicare test

South Carolina retirees returning to work

Bikin'

Retreat losing money

Fraud, not racism, blamed in fire

First-day entry down

Gun possession charge dropped

Same tournament, new stadium

Cutting the doctor glut

Georgia to file against tobacco industry

Back road rifle dealer hits global marketplace

Paralyzed man filed suit against deputy

Researchers target cancer

Drug sweep results in nearly 25 arrests

Local and regional news briefs

Identity of body unknown

Suspect wrecks vehicle

Georgia aims to raise SAT scores

Ga. Tech sophomore wins U.S. Amateur

Mike Berardino: What pressure? Amateur champ keeps smiling

Woods enjoys Palmer

Panthers don't look to repeat as contenders

Falcons release three

Tony Fabrizio: NFL has golden opportunity with realignment

A preview of the playoffs?

Winston Cup still up for grabs

College notes

Palmer golf gala won't be seen in Garden City

Felder whips nemesis to win

Jaguars go with two QBs, none with much experience

College notes: Richmond Academy grad hoping to top last season

Swafford ruins no-hitter, but Gnats rout Jackets

Norman pulls away to World Series win

Day becomes fifth jockey to rid 7,000 winners

Former Braves pitcher recovering from aneurysm

Errors apparent: Braves second-half season sliding

Lyrics quiz

Seattle bids farewell to grunge, spotlight

Eco-friendly clothing tries to swim in the mainstream

Can this marriage be saved?

Birthdays mean spiritual growth to Cannon

New Barney talks, but will parents buy it?

Milk is a moooving business for dairy farmer

Picasso's paintings to pass time in Atlanta

The money's the thing

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Strange encounters: City was not lost one explorer sought

Landmark steamboat partially sunken along wharf

Herbs gain popularity against ailments

Senior calendar

Ahead of hair

Anaya blends narrative gift with a Hispanic perspective

Horse-drawn packet boat cruises into Erie's past

Answers to mystery lyrics

Nun's story latest shot in Sri Lanka

Teens increasingly turning to hard drugs

Xtreme fashion

Xtreme calendar

Audio best

Xtreme screen

Girls' games made to boost girls' egos

A downward spiral

Netchat: Bill Bellamy

Delta says string of engine failures a thing of the past

Companies hire own Web staffs

Air South working on restructuring plan

Delta Air Lines falls to bottom of industry's on-time performance

Your money: SPDRs an option in market

Business calendar: IRS workshop to explain employment tax

Elmer's sticking at it for 50 years

Business briefs

SFX Broadcasting sold for $1.2 billion

Bye-bye, beef

Bill rates rise in Treasury auction

Post office may post another billion-dollar profit

Glue keeps bond with customers

On the move

Bridgestone will make it official

Tire factory coming to Aiken

PSC looking at phone records

Dow offers implant settlement

CD-ROM review: Putt-Putt returns to travel in time

A weekend ruined by a computer

Fishermen delay $200 million NASA mission

Autos online

NASA uses Web to give public closer look at space program

Plastic surgeons provide some advice about liposuction

Carnegie Mellon team wins robot soccer tourney

Sizing up sexual dimorphism

Astronaut's wife: First tell me you're fine, then break bad news

Smooth sailing on the Internet

In books: Some business tips from a software giant

Mir renews Russian space program

What's online

Liposuction deaths highlight dangers of pushing the envelope

Generator malfunction creates new problems for Mir