Local buying power lower than state

Feds consider telling consumers how quickly cars can stop

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

Building permit revenue decreases

Stock exchange may relocate

Knowledge of brokers needed for elderly

White House and schoolhouse still have Joe Camel to kick around

Furniture industry hopeful as spring market opens

Job cut slated at chamber

Traffic accidents, homicide leading causes of job-related deaths

Microsoft reports 28 percent increase in quarterly profit

Federal action against `slamming' said too little

Toaster warning flares up

S.C unemployment lowers Augusta rates

Factory may be bought

Business briefs

Business briefs

Challenger takes aim at Coverdell's voting

Nurturing hands

Officials consider future of city, residents

Graduate student group seeks better pay, benefits

Board raising tax levy

Legislator eyes camps for pupils

Vote means big surprise for church

Worker disputes job loss

Trustee says he will seek job as judge

Doctors cook to help families

Local and area briefs

Absence of police report surprises superintendent

United Way affiliate proposal stirs anger

Speaker pro tem to seek 16th term

Spring hailstorm

Weather enhances family tie

Local bid preference proposed

Ice floor installer selected

Earth Day play

Jury selected for McClure trial

Turn off TV? Many are for the week

Local and area briefs

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Senate committee favors tuition tax credits

Hispanics want another to replace Pena

Medical facility may lose federal cash

Catching action

School appeals plan to Supreme Court

Malpractice costs may be going up

Testimony of rape victim, aggressor conflict

Education leader says reading key

Screenings unveil higher cancer rate

Fort Discovery friends

Georgia Lottery drawings held

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Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Augusta holds off Sand Gnat rally, wins

Manning selection already paying off for Colts

Former Josey star happy for players

Tyson gets permission to head overseas

Glavine dominates Diamondbacks

WNBA expands to Orlando, Minnesota

Canadiens rally for OT win

Fishing tournaments results

Local golfers soldiering on amid unknowns

Jordan: Nothing has been decided

Pacers hold on against Jaguars

Augusta gets ice skating rink

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

Pierson named Lynx assistant general manager

Official fulfilling a dream

Baseball playoffs all wet

Westside tops Swainsboro in series opener

Sampras takes out Agassi in straight sets

As playoffs start, a question tugs at Jordan

Wohlers appears to have solved flaw in delivery

Hawks fall to Hornets in Game 1

Smoltz impressive in victory

Norman will head home and drop in rankings

Lipinski practices on ice for pro debut

Ripken reaches another milestone

Emotional Picabo tells girls `Go for your dream!'

Sampras crumbles in Monte Carlo clay

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

Haas spoke of patience

A bitter year over, Slaney is set to run again

Andruw impressive in center

Allison a diehard supporter of restrictor plates

USA national team will have nine NHL players

Norman out for season after shoulder surgery

Cadwalladers can satisfy the lustiest of appetites

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

Singer has a driving ambition

Concert watch: NewSong performs Saturday

Applause calendar

Beware of burning indoor house plants

Couple inspired by wildflowers

Songwriter takes advice to heart

National Teacher of the Year stresses history

Flippin' over sports

'Big Hit' misses mark badly

Nerve growth hormone heals corneal ulcers

Video watch: 'Flubber' just released

Range of activities spice up the weekend

Club calendar

Health capsules: Defibrillators now thought safer

Study suggests fetal cells could trigger scleroderma

New contact lens technology offers new form of self-expression

Study challenges idea that menopause gives evolutionary advantage

Butterfly memorial to Holocaust children almost done

Movie reviews and listings

Microsoft prevents 'shell screens' on PCs

Regulators said not protecting phone users from 'slamming'

Bowl tests scientific knowledge

Six percent of doctors say they helped patients end lives

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

Gorilla is going online for a little chat

How to save the planet, in two minutes or less

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

Zzzzz: Astronauts sleeping for science

HIV infection remains steady in U.S.

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

Hackers break into Pentagon system

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

Judge dismisses AOL in Drudge suit

Company scuttles plan for uranium enrichment plant

Britain defends acceptance of nuclear material

Law enforcement goes online

CIA sets up web page for children

Recent years warmest in 600 years

Microsoft launches second ad campaign