Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

Secretaries praised today

Stock exchange may relocate

Feds consider telling consumers how quickly cars can stop

Lockheed Martin earnings down 7 percent

Business briefs

Additional business news

Miller signs final state budget

Testimony of rape victim, aggressor conflict

Deputy indicted in death

Additional area news

New voting system in use for commissioners

Clear sunny day makes for good painting weather

Nurturing hands

Pupils walk arm-in-arm with class at school

Challenger takes aim at Coverdell's voting

Pests swarm Georgia coast

Medical facility may lose federal cash

In Aiken, suspected abandoned crack house burns

Interns get doctors' outlook

Health care on Coverdell agenda

Board raising tax levy

Murder suspect on trial

Payments also have odd items

Georgia lottery drawings held

Speaker pro tem to seek 16th term

Proposal for hotel no more

Malpractice costs may be going up

Senate to debate car tax

School appeals plan to Supreme Court

Witness describes encounter

Greenbrier, Harlem win Coke prize

Officials weigh benefits of breast-cancer drugs

Working to keep street clean in downtown Augusta

County denies zoning

Getting pitching machine ready ready for season

GOP leaders tell Bowers to quit

Screenings unveil higher cancer rate

United Way affiliate proposal stirs anger

Hispanics want another to replace Pena

Catching action

Spring hailstorm

Local and area briefs

Coles vows to beat Coverdell

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Vote means big surprise for church

Musician a master of strings

Outlines S.C. center's problems 042398 - 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

Laments pursuit of sordid court case 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Storms hit Augusta 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Aiken County school plan 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Earth Day reflections 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises Sheriff's Department chaplain 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants seat beltson school buses 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Pierson named Lynx assistant general manager

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

As playoffs start, a question tugs at Jordan

Baseball notes: Johnson suspended for 3 games

Baseball roundup: McGwire gets 9th homer

Sharks plan to make noise in NHL playoffs

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

NBA playoffs: Teams ready for post season

Sampras takes out Agassi in straight sets

It's Chipper on the warpath

Bulls fans wonder how egos can get in way of greatness

Christian on the bench

White to play another season

Warren concentrates to second ACC golf crown

Pacers hold on against Jaguars

RedStixx win two from Jackets

Norman out for season after shoulder surgery

A bitter year over, Slaney is set to run again

Local golfers soldiering on amid unknowns

Augusta holds off Sand Gnat rally, wins

Augusta gets ice skating rink

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

GHSA creating financial rules

WNBA expands to Orlando, Minnesota

Norman out for season

Smoltz impressive in victory

Presidents say rule helped more than it harmed

Westside girls nail down spot in playoffs

Official fulfilling a dream

Overtime: Ballesteros enshrinement is delayed

Baseball playoffs all wet

Signing with Carolina ends Gilbert's hiatus

North Augusta's White gets 1-hitter

Courier advances, other high seeds bumped

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

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

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

Study says many people don't recognize stroke

Fruity dessert brings back spring color

Study suggests fetal cells could trigger scleroderma

Health capsules: Defibrillators now thought safer

Nerve growth hormone heals corneal ulcers

Seinfeld who?

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Good pirates

National Teacher of the Year stresses history

Cooking is no chore for contest winners

Butterfly memorial to Holocaust children almost done

Study challenges idea that menopause gives evolutionary advantage

New contact lens technology offers new form of self-expression

Be on the lookout for 2,000 pound strawberry

Microsoft argues crucial appeals case

Judge dismisses AOL in Drudge suit

Zzzzz: Astronauts sleeping for science

Bowl tests scientific knowledge

Hackers break into Pentagon system

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

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

Microsoft launches second ad campaign

Britain defends acceptance of nuclear material

Recent years warmest in 600 years

Gorilla is going online for a little chat

CIA sets up web page for children

Thumbprinting catching on

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

Japan to watch for falling space trash and asteroids

Law enforcement goes online

Evidence of distant solar system found