`Hate crime' doubts

Defends criticism of Mars venture

Attacks Nielson, likes her challenger

Marine-hater booted

Raps controversial ASU art exhibit

Praises political columnist's directness

Defends letters to the editor on God

United Way successes

Blasts prejudice toward immigrant wife

Calls for cool heads on global warming

Rails against `police terrorism'

Differs with editorial on growth efforts

Laments today's lack of dignity, respect

Car ban savings

How to cut car costs

Warns against putting trust in psychics

Move `forward together'

Wants `just the facts' on Medicare

Aiken group to meet Gore, accept award

Georgia lottery drawings held

Christmas shopping

Veterans honored

Additional area news

Local and area briefs

Plutonium production risks studied

Quadruplets are coming, ready or not

School performance funds doled out

Massey hit with ethics complaint

Sprucing things up

Guatemalan men sentenced to prison in migrant slavery case

Grand jury calls for more oversight of indigent-defense

Program develops reading skills

EPA orders new pollution standards for paper plants

New race day is successful

Citadel alumni group changes name, allows noncadets to join

Clyde Wells to illustrate last cartoon

Accepting bribe gets ex-agent year in jail

Rank exaggerates city's video play

Group wants Corps to privatize land

Schools measure up tests

Riverwatch extension 'largest project by far'

Ex-mayor filing for pardon

DHEC to continue testing lakeside beaches' water quality

Craft show brings Christmas early to Augusta

Year's first freeze should have little economic impact

Talk of the town

Reliving the past

School named to compete in contest

McCarron, Lietzke take Shootout lead

No jockey better than Arcaro

Georgia State hangs tough in loss to Hoyas

Sampras beats and ousts Rafter, Moya, Bjorkman advance

Food bank seeking hunters to donate deer

Gamecocks slip past Terrapins

Clemson tops Tennessee Tech

Hawks barely cling on for victory

Roberts makes coaching debut tonight

Jaguars' opener disappoints coach

Expansion draft only the beginning of wheeling and dealing

Golf's past makes a plea for the future

Eagles, Dogs seek respect, tourney spots

Martin hopes to keep pressure on Gordon

Overtime: Sneed to be in Augusta today

Beaver cautions that Twins move far from a done deal

5-year-old Sennacherib good enough to win Holiday Cup

NBA notes

It could be open season for talent-laden Braves

Golf fans flock to glimpse Snead

Devane darts to ARCA win

Overtime: Triple Crown winner Arcaro dies at age 81

Bodine grabs spotlight with qualifying record

Eagles looking to regain respect

Mishap puts Gordon in back of pack

Debut easy for UNC vet

EPA toughening rules on paper-mill emmissions 111597 - The Augusta Chronicle

Building strengthens the group

Different home, same heart

Augusta native chosen to lead Baptist convention in Florida

Best sellers

Store of love

Dracula staked claim on marauding Turks

Anniversary marks miracle of life

`Lion King' transformed from screen to stage

Young performers give`King' lion heart in Broadway musical

Ask Carson

Museum strives to preserve art of the South

Seminars helps couples stay together

Five years of excellence

Church bulletin

Author finding vindication through publications on dogs

Get in the game

Business calendar: Training, development seminar keys on diversity

Consumers urged to watch holiday spending

Sales decline, stable prices signal economic chill in October

Additional business news

Business people on the move

Agents on call round the clock

Companies targeting businesses of women

Westinghouse sale marks end of an industrial era

American to head up automaker

Picture not pretty for Kodak

Viatical investment carries risk

Business briefs: Outreach program elects new president

Scrolling mice are welcome improvements

Government wants warnings against mixing alcohol and pain pills

Gates decries 'witch hunt' against Microsoft

Prozac found effective in fighting depression in young people

Falling space junk lights sky

Researchers isolate gene linked to one form of inherited deafness

Dallas suburb sees a surge in heroin deaths

For many, Internet is access to democracy

Engines need to know where to search

Cyburbia: Picture a game gone wrong