Business briefs

Economy aids stock market

CNN Headline News cutting 70 jobs

Circulation up slightly at nation's biggest newspapers

Philip Morris chief attacks tobacco bill

IRS chief testifies at hearings

United, Delta reach agreement on global alliance

U.S. savings bond rates decline

Carriers may grow from one

Retiring after eight years on the job

Bonds rally as low inflation erase fears of rate hike

Arts community could fuel downtown growth

Money funds fell in latest week

Eleven nations to discuss `euro' currency

Popularity of Beetles creating black market

Pepsi's top marketing officer quits

Lego looks to soar with 'Star Wars'

Lawyer seeking federal probe of police

Tire plant brings promise

College hospital unveiled

Facility mending old ways

Bridgestone-Firestone to dedicate factory

Man dies after shooting during routine traffic stop

Millner, Langford qualify for governor's race

South Georgia to see new area code

Death in burning trailer not an accident, GBI says

Singers perform song dedicated to slain teacher

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Scoutfest may draw 5,000

May time for kids, birthdays

Officials disputing state law

Railroad promises to cut down delays

Police come across complex pot farm

Wagon train teaches life lessons

CSX to rehire car inspectors laid off in '97

Action on dues sought

President, students clash about firings

Demonstrating new boat for fire safety

Additional area news

Efficiency meeting gets little interest

Greenville zoning board tries to end prayer dispute

Local and area briefs

Gravel suspect says charges selective

School's artwork blasted

Man on probation for fraud indicted

Candidacy gets mixed reaction

Funding will keep Spanish

Lawsuit won't be dropped

Georgia lottery drawings held

Spring swing

Board axes its leader

Judge reunites family

Woman in battle for custody

Edgefield courthouse rededication Sunday

New painting program teaches youths a trade

Fire aftermath

Witness to seek parole

Race crowded for lieutenant governor spot

Savannah Rapids Pavilion marks five years

Raps `Hanoi Jane,' labor unions 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

MCG milestone 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says immoral land will lose freedom 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

The McClure verdict 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tobacco clout is zilch 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ga. Regents: Be consistent 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Backs Georgia `starvation' remark 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Jane Fonda 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes eatery got two '100' ratings 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Touts McElmurray for probate judge 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

DOE: Obey the law 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rips Rob Mueller 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lauds tribute 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends 'astute businessman' Morris 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Muses that `mentality' went North 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits Hale St. site 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Kickboxing takes off! 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts language in Mueller piece 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wishes smokers respected others 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

It's an interesting Derby cast

Janzen, Forsman share 36-hole lead at Houston

For once, next year looks good in Cleveland

Lakeside shortstop to start in playoff game despite jaw injury

Late pitching change pays off for Midland Valley

Umpires' decision debated

As jury deliberates, college officials uneasy

Braves still patient with Andruw

Derby notes: Lukas gets famous visitors

Braves still patient with Andruw

Martin looks forward to IROC test

Williams will stay close to home

Masters chief to retire

Hawks still on NBA `bubble'

Hornets put sting on Hawks

Wrestling real for those who believe

Fishing tournament results

Neagle gets shutout win vs. Giants

Pace runs past Aquinas in girls soccer

Hurst, Coe-Jones make it look easy in Titleholders

Braves take out Giants

Hawks' Henderson named most improved

GreenJackets win 5th straight

Falcons' Bennett starts jail term

Golfer makes two holes in one in an 18-hole round

Hephzibah track team unbeaten

Aiken has no stake in Derby

Butler's Brown to attend Auburn

Is belonging to Clemson's IPTAY a black-and-white issue?

Baseball roundup: Pirates edge Dodgers

Baffert confident about Indian Charlie

Prep sports roundup

Overtime: Keeper Hill victorious in Kentucky Oaks

Stephens retiring as Augusta National chairman

Women surging into sports since Title IX

Triad stadium support growing

Minority College Championship grows with PGA's help

Blazers' No. 1 priority: signing Stoudamire

Applause calendar

Club calendar

Country starlet's no softy

Broadway could see play about gay Jesus-like figure

Missionary's journey touches many lives

Churches put ZIP into helping poor, elderly

Java Hut brews to go

Duck derby

Strawberry farms can satisfy the yearning for fresh fruit

Pageantry welcomes bishop coadjutor

Video reviews

God's word can satisfy our hunger and thirst

Network newsmagazines schedule interviews with network stars

Catholic group angered at Fox depiction

Don't dwell on catalog-perfect pictures to enjoy fruits of labor

Ukrainian update upsets church

Lewis Family stays home for bluegrass festival

Minister delivers message to those who deliver

Composer gave early hints of creative bent

Churches to observe National Prayer Day

Garden calendar

New quarterly offers sermons, writings of black clergy

`He Got Game' has got message

Seminaries advised to offer 'job fairs' to attract students

'Susannah' performance dramatically powerful

Church bulletin

Downtown Atlanta to hum with music

Bishops issue statement against gay marriages

House panel considers measures to protect children

Judge sets bail at $100,000 in Internet confession case

FDA approves promising pill for advanced breast cancer

Microsoft, retailers try to blunt move to block Windows 98

Doctors remove, reimplant heart

Hughes using moon's gravity to recover stranded satellite

Mir astronaut unfazed by delayed homecoming

NASA vetoes extra day in space

Report: Internet helps spread anti-Semitic propaganda

Man charged with murdering daughter after Internet confession

Stargazers set new record for most distant object sighting

Pentagon awards $1.6 billion contract on missile defense research

Windows 98 delay fought

Researchers find out how anthrax kills

Internet takes the forefront in medication debate

Executives urge Justice not to block Windows 98 release

Shuttle's veterinarian spares rat's life