Mattel exec's pay package could hit $26 million

Businesses banking on Laney-Walker

First Union takeover opponent will support deal to buy CoreStates

Federal regulators take close look at mergers

Business in brief

Education IRAs yield small return

El Nino, Asian crisis eliminate wholesale price inflation in February

Business calendar

Airline stocks still a bargain

Sales of tax programs going fine

Lawmakers call for Georgia to join dairy compact

Group homes targeted for restriction

Indictment alleges infomercial guru used deceit, lies to make fortune

On the move

International Paper planning mitigation bank for rare woodpecker

Attic sale

Schools bracing for merger

Senate blocks election

S.C. prenatal drug-abuse law angers opponents

Authorities to extradite suspect

Local and area briefs

Congressmen fight dip into surpluses

Richmond County education moves leave questions

Children sent to suspect after evidence gathered

Cold stirs memories of storm

Lawmakers debate city payraises

Talk shows test limits of freedom

Students anticipate assignments

Heavy crop losses expected

Video poker war will settle in during delay

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Flying beauty

Authority puts off decision on land

Lobby funding strong

Wonderland in March

Third-party vehicle resales on the rise

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Senate gives OK to budget for next year

Once again, South Carolina will split area codes

Motion filed seeking vote on prison

Awarness Radar targeting speeders

Officials await crop damage assessment

Officials say work has risen

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Protect cyberspace privacy 031498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Reads the `cards' in Clinton defense 031598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wastes no sympathy over shooting 031498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants more hockey coverage 031498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends teachers against cartoon 031498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises catalyst for restoration 031598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Derail best-guess U.S. census 031598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says all passengers had part in crash 031498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Showcasing Augusta 031598 - The Augusta Chronicle

EPA toys with Ga. economy 031598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Schools dropball in South Aiken game

Marlins' Leyland has wallet stolen

Michigan player won't return without coach

Simon's future with Braves still in question

Clemson gets win over Miami

Kentucky overwhelms South Carolina State

Woods commits to Columbia event

Maggert responds to calm; Daly struggles at Honda

Second-half surge lifts Arizona

Stanford knocks out Charleston

Huskies down Hoosiers

FIU beats Marquette

Masters highlights revisited

UConn beats Fairfield to move on in tourney

Overtime: Broken leg casts Street's future as skier in doubt

Kitchings shines in final game

Upsets show Palmetto Statefar from elite

Mississippi St. gets new coach

Georgia, South Carolina hunters getting ready for wild turkeys

Hughes leads Saint Louis to win

Tar Heels top 49ers

Golfer stamp mulled

South Aiken combines luck, talent to win title

S.C. bulldogs didn't have enough bite

Smoltz may start Thursday

South Aiken squeaks past Socastee for title

UConn's Moore is defensive force

Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street breaks leg in crash

Take a kid out of doors, Watson urges sportsmen

Tar Heels torpedo Navy

How much will Rose's visit hurt reinstatement efforts?

Mistakes seal fate for Tigers

Paese wins Indy Lights Pole

Cougars' star of future learns another lesson

Down the stretch

Laurens girls take Girls AAAA title

Clemson, State out of tourney

Love enjoys quiet time at Augusta National

Cavs clip Knicks in OT

By guess, by gosh! That's a 3-D shoot

Moore makes the call, wins CART pole with record lap

Final Mistletoe tournament rounds get early start today

U.S. men's soccer can't find win, settle for tie

Friday the 13th dooms Raptors

Palmetto State leaves dance early

Sonics route Wolves

Wizards halt Charlotte's win streak

`Titanic' sinks `Star Wars'

Portugal expo '98 celebrates past and future

Comedy Central latches onto local story

'Easter Lilly': Mystery, deceit, drama fall short

Fine arts calendar

Broadway musicians cancel strike vote

Church's followers await God's arrival

4HIM to perform at Bell

Despite short attention spans, movies, books are longer

It's all in the translation

Sand, surf, sun found in Acapulco

Male dancers strength of swashbuckling ballet

Where is Southern hospitality?

Kitchen operator gives picks for Aiken Trials

VH1 polls artists to select best rock 'n' roll musicians

James Brown sentenced to drug treatment or jail

Religion calendar

In Ecclesia, we find an assembly that is called by God himself

Prayer requires listening

Prehistoric creature may live in river

Malaysia cracks down on cybersmut

Web designers adjust to browser wars

Clinton says U.S. stopped China from selling nuclear equipment to Iran

Tobacco company scientist admits smoking health risks

Greenville man dies from strep infection

Ship carrying nuclear waste docks and unloads

Computers Q&A: Answers to computer questions

New online service gazes into climate's crystal ball

Colleges have computer dilemma

Polish churches to link by Internet

Hard disk space can add life