Mental illness quandary

Deal with homeless

Salutes teacher who burned out early

Arauz: A cry for help

A blow to Nielsen

10th Amendment comeback

Seeks insurance for mental illness

Wants bail payee accommodation

Raps minority teacher who kept job

Suicide victim covered up his identity

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Therapy causing conflict

Empty Stocking Fund: Education taking toll on family

Challenge, luck lead to writing career

Crowds gather for chitlins

Director focuses on issues amid both criticism, praise

School seeks adults to mentor its pupils

Army monitored King days before murder

Wants Aiken SPCA to alter policies

University may get infant AIDS vaccine

Local and area briefs

Gobs of greens

Senator turns 95 Friday

Laments student parents' non-support

Permits for hidden guns rise

United Way leader gives vision, helps surpass fund-raising goals

New fusion reactor may provide clean energy

Killings increase in Aiken

Opposes removal of street people from mill project

Residents wary of new jail

Makeover changes prison education

Holiday fatalities reach 15

Angels they heard on high

A lot of trees

Legislators ponder giving mayor authority over administrator

Empty Stocking Fund: Theft can drain holiday

Unsolved mysteries

Complains about amount of TV ads

Leaders propose program changes

Charities call Aiken generous

Acronyms jumble up meanings

Unidentified bodies discovered in the area

Local and area briefs

Pastors call investigation racist

Columbia proud of Renteria

Carter leads new eligibles on Hall ballot

Little puts on good show for homefolks in victory

Swedes defeat U.S. in Davis Cup debacle

Bullish on Jordan

Clemson knocks out South Carolina in OT

Five area golfers play for tour card

Late 3-pointer helps Georgia edge Lady Tigers

With win, Hawks run record to 13-2

Britain's Grand Dame of golf remembered as one of the best

Team Canada: Gretzky going to Nagano, Messier stays home

DH ban hot topic to owners

Lehman wins Skins Game title

Hurting for his team

Hawks continue to soar

Prints, drawings offer picture of old India

Seasonal classic back

Bestsellers

Could fate of dirigible have been altered?

Young Pioneers

`Nutcracker's' appeal crosses gender lines

Many holiday bargains still available for smart travelers

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World is a lucky `Sevens' to Garth Brooks

Business briefs

Companies use layoffs to spark growth

More holidays than Christmas draw attention

Hotel offers workers child care

Pay off debt weighed

CardTrak list loads of bargains

Yo-yos return in time for holidays

Marketers say what colors we will be buying

NASA says no to sending satellite back into orbit

Expert: U.S plan inadequate as `warmest' year nears end

Nations fight to keep up with cyberthieves

Researchers say Dutch inventor right about overpopulation

Can humanity survive the next millennium?

Astronaut: Coordination toughest part of satellite catch

Eye scans could replace PINs at ATMs

Congress approves $10 million for computer network

Red tide suspected of killing fish off Texas coast

Planetary deal in the works