Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

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Secretaries praised today

Business briefs

Lockheed Martin earnings down 7 percent

Stock exchange may relocate

Feds consider telling consumers how quickly cars can stop

Speaker pro tem to seek 16th term

Screenings unveil higher cancer rate

Coles vows to beat Coverdell

County denies zoning

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Interns get doctors' outlook

Working to keep street clean in downtown Augusta

Greenbrier, Harlem win Coke prize

Clear sunny day makes for good painting weather

Miller signs final state budget

Proposal for hotel no more

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Vote means big surprise for church

Pupils walk arm-in-arm with class at school

Testimony of rape victim, aggressor conflict

Pests swarm Georgia coast

New voting system in use for commissioners

In Aiken, suspected abandoned crack house burns

Murder suspect on trial

Health care on Coverdell agenda

Musician a master of strings

Senate to debate car tax

United Way affiliate proposal stirs anger

Witness describes encounter

Local and area briefs

Officials weigh benefits of breast-cancer drugs

Nurturing hands

Georgia lottery drawings held

Spring hailstorm

Getting pitching machine ready ready for season

Challenger takes aim at Coverdell's voting

GOP leaders tell Bowers to quit

School appeals plan to Supreme Court

Catching action

Deputy indicted in death

Board raising tax levy

Payments also have odd items

Malpractice costs may be going up

Medical facility may lose federal cash

Hispanics want another to replace Pena

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Laments pursuit of sordid court case 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises Sheriff's Department chaplain 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Marks Crime Victims Rights Week 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Compel firms' cleanup 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Georgia success story 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Wants seat beltson school buses 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Storms hit Augusta 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Earth Day reflections 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Aiken County school plan 042298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Baseball roundup: McGwire gets 9th homer

Sampras takes out Agassi in straight sets

As playoffs start, a question tugs at Jordan

Smoltz impressive in victory

Signing with Carolina ends Gilbert's hiatus

RedStixx win two from Jackets

Official fulfilling a dream

Augusta holds off Sand Gnat rally, wins

Baseball playoffs all wet

A bitter year over, Slaney is set to run again

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

WNBA expands to Orlando, Minnesota

Norman out for season

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

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

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

Pierson named Lynx assistant general manager

Warren concentrates to second ACC golf crown

Local golfers soldiering on amid unknowns

Courier advances, other high seeds bumped

Pacers hold on against Jaguars

Presidents say rule helped more than it harmed

Augusta gets ice skating rink

Sharks plan to make noise in NHL playoffs

Norman out for season after shoulder surgery

It's Chipper on the warpath

Christian on the bench

Westside girls nail down spot in playoffs

GHSA creating financial rules

North Augusta's White gets 1-hitter

Bulls fans wonder how egos can get in way of greatness

Overtime: Ballesteros enshrinement is delayed

White to play another season

Baseball notes: Johnson suspended for 3 games

NBA playoffs: Teams ready for post season

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

Be on the lookout for 2,000 pound strawberry

Health capsules: Defibrillators now thought safer

Study challenges idea that menopause gives evolutionary advantage

Study says many people don't recognize stroke

Nerve growth hormone heals corneal ulcers

Study suggests fetal cells could trigger scleroderma

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

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

National Teacher of the Year stresses history

Seinfeld who?

Butterfly memorial to Holocaust children almost done

Cooking is no chore for contest winners

New contact lens technology offers new form of self-expression

Good pirates

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Fruity dessert brings back spring color

Britain defends acceptance of nuclear material

Gorilla is going online for a little chat

Microsoft argues crucial appeals case

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Microsoft launches second ad campaign

Evidence of distant solar system found

Zzzzz: Astronauts sleeping for science

Law enforcement goes online

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

Recent years warmest in 600 years

Bowl tests scientific knowledge

Judge dismisses AOL in Drudge suit

Hackers break into Pentagon system

CIA sets up web page for children

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

Japan to watch for falling space trash and asteroids

Thumbprinting catching on