Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

Business briefs

Federal action against `slamming' said too little

Local buying power lower than state

Job cut slated at chamber

Business briefs

Factory may be bought

Furniture industry hopeful as spring market opens

Feds consider telling consumers how quickly cars can stop

Toaster warning flares up

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

Building permit revenue decreases

S.C unemployment lowers Augusta rates

White House and schoolhouse still have Joe Camel to kick around

Stock exchange may relocate

Traffic accidents, homicide leading causes of job-related deaths

Knowledge of brokers needed for elderly

Medical facility may lose federal cash

Weather enhances family tie

Trustee says he will seek job as judge

Testimony of rape victim, aggressor conflict

Screenings unveil higher cancer rate

School appeals plan to Supreme Court

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Local bid preference proposed

Turn off TV? Many are for the week

Worker disputes job loss

Graduate student group seeks better pay, benefits

Doctors cook to help families

Catching action

Absence of police report surprises superintendent

Hispanics want another to replace Pena

Education leader says reading key

Earth Day play

Fort Discovery friends

Local and area briefs

Ice floor installer selected

Local and area briefs

Officials consider future of city, residents

Legislator eyes camps for pupils

Jury selected for McClure trial

Senate committee favors tuition tax credits

Georgia Lottery drawings held

United Way affiliate proposal stirs anger

Challenger takes aim at Coverdell's voting

Board raising tax levy

Speaker pro tem to seek 16th term

Vote means big surprise for church

Spring hailstorm

Nurturing hands

Malpractice costs may be going up

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Marks Crime Victims Rights Week 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Compel firms' cleanup 042398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts vote halting hotel proposal 042498 - The Augusta Chronicle

The needle pushers 042498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Emotional Picabo tells girls `Go for your dream!'

Ripken reaches another milestone

Norman will head home and drop in rankings

Allison a diehard supporter of restrictor plates

Tyson gets permission to head overseas

Canadiens rally for OT win

Baseball playoffs all wet

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

Hawks fall to Hornets in Game 1

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Former Josey star happy for players

Westside tops Swainsboro in series opener

Glavine dominates Diamondbacks

Andruw impressive in center

Local golfers soldiering on amid unknowns

Official fulfilling a dream

A bitter year over, Slaney is set to run again

Pacers hold on against Jaguars

USA national team will have nine NHL players

Sampras takes out Agassi in straight sets

Haas spoke of patience

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

As playoffs start, a question tugs at Jordan

Augusta holds off Sand Gnat rally, wins

WNBA expands to Orlando, Minnesota

Jordan: Nothing has been decided

Augusta gets ice skating rink

Norman out for season after shoulder surgery

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

Fishing tournaments results

Smoltz impressive in victory

Manning selection already paying off for Colts

Lipinski practices on ice for pro debut

Sampras crumbles in Monte Carlo clay

Pierson named Lynx assistant general manager

Couple inspired by wildflowers

Songwriter takes advice to heart

Concert watch: NewSong performs Saturday

Beware of burning indoor house plants

New contact lens technology offers new form of self-expression

Club calendar

Nerve growth hormone heals corneal ulcers

Study suggests fetal cells could trigger scleroderma

Cadwalladers can satisfy the lustiest of appetites

Study challenges idea that menopause gives evolutionary advantage

Health capsules: Defibrillators now thought safer

'Big Hit' misses mark badly

Butterfly memorial to Holocaust children almost done

Movie reviews and listings

Flippin' over sports

Singer has a driving ambition

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Applause calendar

National Teacher of the Year stresses history

Video watch: 'Flubber' just released

Range of activities spice up the weekend

HIV infection remains steady in U.S.

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

Britain defends acceptance of nuclear material

Gorilla is going online for a little chat

Company scuttles plan for uranium enrichment plant

Regulators said not protecting phone users from 'slamming'

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

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

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

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Microsoft prevents 'shell screens' on PCs

Microsoft launches second ad campaign

How to save the planet, in two minutes or less

Recent years warmest in 600 years

Zzzzz: Astronauts sleeping for science

Hackers break into Pentagon system

Bowl tests scientific knowledge

Judge dismisses AOL in Drudge suit

CIA sets up web page for children

Law enforcement goes online