Secretaries praised today

Lockheed Martin earnings down 7 percent

Additional business news

Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

Business briefs

Stock exchange may relocate

Feds consider telling consumers how quickly cars can stop

Working to keep street clean in downtown Augusta

Nurturing hands

Board raising tax levy

Additional area news

New voting system in use for commissioners

Clear sunny day makes for good painting weather

Payments also have odd items

Pupils walk arm-in-arm with class at school

Local and area briefs

Pests swarm Georgia coast

Spring hailstorm

In Aiken, suspected abandoned crack house burns

School appeals plan to Supreme Court

Health care on Coverdell agenda

Deputy indicted in death

Senate to debate car tax

Catching action

Witness describes encounter

Hispanics want another to replace Pena

Murder suspect on trial

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Officials weigh benefits of breast-cancer drugs

Vote means big surprise for church

Georgia lottery drawings held

Challenger takes aim at Coverdell's voting

Proposal for hotel no more

Testimony of rape victim, aggressor conflict

Getting pitching machine ready ready for season

Medical facility may lose federal cash

Greenbrier, Harlem win Coke prize

Interns get doctors' outlook

Speaker pro tem to seek 16th term

Coles vows to beat Coverdell

Screenings unveil higher cancer rate

Miller signs final state budget

United Way affiliate proposal stirs anger

GOP leaders tell Bowers to quit

County denies zoning

Musician a master of strings

Malpractice costs may be going up

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Laments pursuit of sordid court case 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Storms hit Augusta 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Explains Coke's school support, ads 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises Sheriff's Department chaplain 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Compel firms' cleanup 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Georgia success story 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Marks Crime Victims Rights Week 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Outlines S.C. center's problems 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rebuke Fonda for U.N. remarks 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Aiken County school plan 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Earth Day reflections 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Norman out for season after shoulder surgery

Presidents say rule helped more than it harmed

WNBA expands to Orlando, Minnesota

Pacers hold on against Jaguars

RedStixx win two from Jackets

Bulls fans wonder how egos can get in way of greatness

North Augusta's White gets 1-hitter

De La Hoya, Chavez to meet in Sept. 18 rematch

Overtime: Ballesteros enshrinement is delayed

Local golfers soldiering on amid unknowns

Sharks plan to make noise in NHL playoffs

Augusta gets ice skating rink

NBA playoffs: Teams ready for post season

Warren concentrates to second ACC golf crown

It's Chipper on the warpath

Baseball roundup: McGwire gets 9th homer

Christian on the bench

White to play another season

Smoltz impressive in victory

Official fulfilling a dream

A bitter year over, Slaney is set to run again

As playoffs start, a question tugs at Jordan

Augusta holds off Sand Gnat rally, wins

Baseball playoffs all wet

Westside girls nail down spot in playoffs

Sampras takes out Agassi in straight sets

Baseball notes: Johnson suspended for 3 games

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

GHSA creating financial rules

BrunelSunergy wins seventh leg of round-the-world sailing race

Signing with Carolina ends Gilbert's hiatus

Pierson named Lynx assistant general manager

Courier advances, other high seeds bumped

Norman out for season

Tasty pasta dish has everything you love about pizza, except the fat

The supermarket shopper: United States is coupon saver of the supermarket world

New contact lens technology offers new form of self-expression

Cooking is no chore for contest winners

Good pirates

Be on the lookout for 2,000 pound strawberry

Butterfly memorial to Holocaust children almost done

Study suggests fetal cells could trigger scleroderma

Health capsules: Defibrillators now thought safer

Study challenges idea that menopause gives evolutionary advantage

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Nerve growth hormone heals corneal ulcers

Fruity dessert brings back spring color

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Seinfeld who?

National Teacher of the Year stresses history

Study says many people don't recognize stroke

Recent years warmest in 600 years

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Judge dismisses AOL in Drudge suit

Microsoft argues crucial appeals case

Britain defends acceptance of nuclear material

Glenn laughs at old-man-in-space gags with nation's jokesters

Hackers break into Pentagon system

Gorilla is going online for a little chat

Mir's cosmonauts take fifth spacewalk in repair-filled month

Bowl tests scientific knowledge

CIA sets up web page for children

Law enforcement goes online

Thumbprinting catching on

Microsoft launches second ad campaign

Japan to watch for falling space trash and asteroids

Zzzzz: Astronauts sleeping for science

Evidence of distant solar system found