Black & Decker to whittle workforce

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J.C. Penney plans to close 75 stores

Olympic business may yield little gold

Employment issues

Tax reform not easy

Pay growth holds, but threat of inflation looms

European Union fines Volkswagen $112 million

Mobile-phone companies seek to make callers pay

Democrats saytop priority israising wage

Chronicle Editor named News-Times publisher

Dollar, gold rise in Europe

Asian fallout hits American companies' profits

Salaries declining

Coke quarterly, annual earnings up

Health notes

New test yields more accurate Pap smear results

Norwood for seat in 1998

Governor gives support to drunken-driving bill

Local and area briefs

Georgia lawmakers quickly approve tax cut

Deputies arrest nine after drug search

Sale of lots on lakes prompts joint suit

Health calendar

Candidate put conviction behind him

Escaping the wind

Lawmakers praise Clinton speech

Agency has new director

Miller signs tax cut

Police arrest James Brown

Grant's heroics lift Gamecocks

State Corrections Department assisting jail probe

Principals pleased with scores

High perch

School board adds second officer for discipline hearings

Additional area news

Court: Polygraph exam ruling didn't hurt trial

School leader didn't report funds raised

House passes accountability bill

Rare cancer more likely for some nuclear workers

Drill practice

Heritage Corridor looks for funding

Audit: Palmetto state education agencies could save

Residents respond to speech

Millner: Paroling felons should end

Precepts of nature inflexible

New Ellenton public works commissioner holds public meeting

Teen facing prison

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Jury to hear of slaying

Aiken police hopeful

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Seeks law protecting president from suits 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Opposes making Thurmond land `excess' 012898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Kitchings on USA team

`Picasso' has the right strokes to advance in Australian Open

Rapp happy he's being able to follow dream

Freshmen guards happy to get respite

No. 6 Vandy top S.C.

N. Augusta rallies for region victory

LaFrentz back with vengeance

Sprewell meets with arbritrator

Wagener-Salley still unbeaten

Solomon official stands behind Shanks decision

Bulldogs get second win in SEC

ASU trying to end losing streak

Graffanino hopes Knoblauch stays

No. 10 Lincoln County rolls

Mitchell not botheredby his slow Nike start

Rapps take nothing for granted

Cooling off

Sprewell, ex-coach meet face to face

Gold get 100th for Lions

Tech, Jones swat Georgia Southern

Wal-Mart comes to cutter's rescue

Bucs lead NFC's Pro Bowl roster

Heels beat unruly Tigers

Pacers wrest doubleheader away from Clayton State

Jags lose 11th straight

NFL notes: Contract reworking possible

Wagener-Salley coach hope steam not peaking too soon

Hawks struggling for victories

Tech snaps losing streak

This week's special to Tiger: He's teeing off with his dad

Kucera clips Sampras to advance in Open

Five-and-dime store clinging to tradition

Reader blames garlic for restaurants' sales drop

A new boxer rebellion

A study in boots

Sound of life

Chalk drawing by Michelangelo sells for record $7.5 million

Arrest won't hurt tours

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Fossil discovery pushes back suspected origin of ants

AOL responsible for writer's comments, Clinton adviser claims

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Microsoft chairman visits Silicon Valley

Multimedia helps corporations cut training costs

Apple reorganizes software unit, laying off 300