Business briefs

Federal action against `slamming' said too little

Traffic accidents, homicide leading causes of job-related deaths

Business briefs

Bell Atlantic quarterly net up 28 percent; WorldCom loses $416 million

Furniture industry hopeful as spring market opens

Building permit revenue decreases

Toaster warning flares up

Factory may be bought

Local buying power lower than state

White House and schoolhouse still have Joe Camel to kick around

Knowledge of brokers needed for elderly

Job cut slated at chamber

S.C unemployment lowers Augusta rates

Stock exchange may relocate

Feds consider telling consumers how quickly cars can stop

Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

Catching action

Ice floor installer selected

Spring hailstorm

School appeals plan to Supreme Court

Nurturing hands

Senate committee favors tuition tax credits

Medical facility may lose federal cash

Legislator eyes camps for pupils

Education leader says reading key

Doctors cook to help families

Earth Day play

Absence of police report surprises superintendent

Local and area briefs

Jury selected for McClure trial

Board raising tax levy

Local and area briefs

Testimony of rape victim, aggressor conflict

Turn off TV? Many are for the week

Malpractice costs may be going up

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Fort Discovery friends

Challenger takes aim at Coverdell's voting

Officials consider future of city, residents

United Way affiliate proposal stirs anger

Trustee says he will seek job as judge

Speaker pro tem to seek 16th term

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Vote means big surprise for church

Hispanics want another to replace Pena

Local bid preference proposed

Screenings unveil higher cancer rate

Weather enhances family tie

Graduate student group seeks better pay, benefits

Worker disputes job loss

Compel firms' cleanup 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

The needle pushers 042498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Marks Crime Victims Rights Week 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Storms hit Augusta 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments pursuit of sordid court case 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Blasts vote halting hotel proposal 042498 - The Augusta Chronicle

As playoffs start, a question tugs at Jordan

A bitter year over, Slaney is set to run again

Augusta gets ice skating rink

WNBA expands to Orlando, Minnesota

Andruw impressive in center

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

Pacers hold on against Jaguars

Official fulfilling a dream

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Augusta holds off Sand Gnat rally, wins

Jordan: Nothing has been decided

Norman out for season after shoulder surgery

Manning selection already paying off for Colts

Hawks fall to Hornets in Game 1

Canadiens rally for OT win

Ripken reaches another milestone

Sampras takes out Agassi in straight sets

Tyson gets permission to head overseas

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Lipinski practices on ice for pro debut

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

Westside tops Swainsboro in series opener

Smoltz impressive in victory

Allison a diehard supporter of restrictor plates

USA national team will have nine NHL players

Fishing tournaments results

Haas spoke of patience

Glavine dominates Diamondbacks

Emotional Picabo tells girls `Go for your dream!'

Former Josey star happy for players

Local golfers soldiering on amid unknowns

Sampras crumbles in Monte Carlo clay

Baseball playoffs all wet

Norman will head home and drop in rankings

Pierson named Lynx assistant general manager

Club calendar

Beware of burning indoor house plants

Concert watch: NewSong performs Saturday

Video watch: 'Flubber' just released

Butterfly memorial to Holocaust children almost done

Couple inspired by wildflowers

Nerve growth hormone heals corneal ulcers

Flippin' over sports

Applause calendar

Study suggests fetal cells could trigger scleroderma

Health capsules: Defibrillators now thought safer

Study challenges idea that menopause gives evolutionary advantage

Cadwalladers can satisfy the lustiest of appetites

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Songwriter takes advice to heart

'Big Hit' misses mark badly

National Teacher of the Year stresses history

Movie reviews and listings

New contact lens technology offers new form of self-expression

Singer has a driving ambition

Range of activities spice up the weekend

Regulators said not protecting phone users from 'slamming'

Zzzzz: Astronauts sleeping for science

Britain defends acceptance of nuclear material

Company scuttles plan for uranium enrichment plant

HIV infection remains steady in U.S.

Law enforcement goes online

Microsoft prevents 'shell screens' on PCs

Microsoft launches second ad campaign

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

Recent years warmest in 600 years

How to save the planet, in two minutes or less

CIA sets up web page for children

Cable companies say their equipment won't block digital television signals

Bowl tests scientific knowledge

Baby steps in space: Rats study may pave way for kids

Hackers break into Pentagon system

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

Judge dismisses AOL in Drudge suit

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Gorilla is going online for a little chat