Mental illness quandary

Salutes teacher who burned out early

Seeks insurance for mental illness

Arauz: A cry for help

A blow to Nielsen

10th Amendment comeback

Deal with homeless

Wants bail payee accommodation

Raps minority teacher who kept job

Director focuses on issues amid both criticism, praise

University may get infant AIDS vaccine

Therapy causing conflict

Senator turns 95 Friday

Empty Stocking Fund: Theft can drain holiday

New fusion reactor may provide clean energy

Pastors call investigation racist

Legislators ponder giving mayor authority over administrator

Unsolved mysteries

Charities call Aiken generous

A lot of trees

Angels they heard on high

Gobs of greens

Empty Stocking Fund: Education taking toll on family

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

Laments student parents' non-support

Killings increase in Aiken

Local and area briefs

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Permits for hidden guns rise

Holiday fatalities reach 15

School seeks adults to mentor its pupils

Leaders propose program changes

Crowds gather for chitlins

Challenge, luck lead to writing career

Complains about amount of TV ads

Suicide victim covered up his identity

Local and area briefs

Wants Aiken SPCA to alter policies

Makeover changes prison education

Opposes removal of street people from mill project

Acronyms jumble up meanings

Unidentified bodies discovered in the area

Residents wary of new jail

Army monitored King days before murder

Columbia proud of Renteria

Carter leads new eligibles on Hall ballot

Little puts on good show for homefolks in victory

Lehman wins Skins Game title

Bullish on Jordan

Swedes defeat U.S. in Davis Cup debacle

Five area golfers play for tour card

Hawks continue to soar

With win, Hawks run record to 13-2

Late 3-pointer helps Georgia edge Lady Tigers

Team Canada: Gretzky going to Nagano, Messier stays home

DH ban hot topic to owners

Clemson knocks out South Carolina in OT

Hurting for his team

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

Prints, drawings offer picture of old India

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Many holiday bargains still available for smart travelers

Could fate of dirigible have been altered?

World is a lucky `Sevens' to Garth Brooks

`Nutcracker's' appeal crosses gender lines

Young Pioneers

Seasonal classic back


Business briefs

Marketers say what colors we will be buying

More holidays than Christmas draw attention

Companies use layoffs to spark growth

Pay off debt weighed

Yo-yos return in time for holidays

Hotel offers workers child care

CardTrak list loads of bargains

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

Astronaut: Coordination toughest part of satellite catch

Can humanity survive the next millennium?

Eye scans could replace PINs at ATMs

Planetary deal in the works

Congress approves $10 million for computer network

Red tide suspected of killing fish off Texas coast