Business briefs

United, Delta reach agreement on global alliance

U.S. savings bond rates decline

Arts community could fuel downtown growth

Philip Morris chief attacks tobacco bill

Eleven nations to discuss `euro' currency

IRS chief testifies at hearings

Pepsi's top marketing officer quits

Retiring after eight years on the job

CNN Headline News cutting 70 jobs

Bonds rally as low inflation erase fears of rate hike

Carriers may grow from one

Money funds fell in latest week

Lego looks to soar with 'Star Wars'

Popularity of Beetles creating black market

Circulation up slightly at nation's biggest newspapers

Economy aids stock market

Local and area briefs

New painting program teaches youths a trade

Lawsuit won't be dropped

Lawyer seeking federal probe of police

Man dies after shooting during routine traffic stop

May time for kids, birthdays

Spring swing

Georgia Lottery drawings held

South Georgia to see new area code

Singers perform song dedicated to slain teacher

Death in burning trailer not an accident, GBI says

Scoutfest may draw 5,000

College hospital unveiled

Officials disputing state law

School's artwork blasted

Police come across complex pot farm

Fire aftermath

CSX to rehire car inspectors laid off in '97

Savannah Rapids Pavilion marks five years

Additional area news

President, students clash about firings

Greenville zoning board tries to end prayer dispute

Race crowded for lieutenant governor spot

Gravel suspect says charges selective

Demonstrating new boat for fire safety

Man on probation for fraud indicted

Facility mending old ways

Funding will keep Spanish

Candidacy gets mixed reaction

Georgia lottery drawings held

Bridgestone-Firestone to dedicate factory

Board axes its leader

Railroad promises to cut down delays

Woman in battle for custody

Action on dues sought

Witness to seek parole

Millner, Langford qualify for governor's race

Tire plant brings promise

Edgefield courthouse rededication Sunday

Efficiency meeting gets little interest

Wagon train teaches life lessons

Judge reunites family

Wishes smokers respected others 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

DOE: Obey the law 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Kickboxing takes off! 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts language in Mueller piece 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ga. Regents: Be consistent 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Blasts Jane Fonda 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

MCG milestone 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Touts McElmurray for probate judge 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tobacco clout is zilch 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rips Rob Mueller 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Backs Georgia `starvation' remark 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

The McClure verdict 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says immoral land will lose freedom 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lauds tribute 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Overtime: Keeper Hill victorious in Kentucky Oaks

Hurst, Coe-Jones make it look easy in Titleholders

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

Williams will stay close to home

Triad stadium support growing

Hawks still on NBA `bubble'

Blazers' No. 1 priority: signing Stoudamire

Wrestling real for those who believe

Aiken has no stake in Derby

Braves still patient with Andruw

Hephzibah track team unbeaten

Umpires' decision debated

Masters chief to retire

Lakeside shortstop to start in playoff game despite jaw injury

Women surging into sports since Title IX

Baffert confident about Indian Charlie

Fishing tournament results

Hawks' Henderson named most improved

Late pitching change pays off for Midland Valley

Butler's Brown to attend Auburn

Neagle gets shutout win vs. Giants

Baseball roundup: Pirates edge Dodgers

Falcons' Bennett starts jail term

Prep sports roundup

Stephens retiring as Augusta National chairman

Minority College Championship grows with PGA's help

Janzen, Forsman share 36-hole lead at Houston

For once, next year looks good in Cleveland

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

Pace runs past Aquinas in girls soccer

Braves still patient with Andruw

Derby notes: Lukas gets famous visitors

It's an interesting Derby cast

Braves take out Giants

Hornets put sting on Hawks

GreenJackets win 5th straight

Martin looks forward to IROC test

As jury deliberates, college officials uneasy

'Susannah' performance dramatically powerful

Club calendar

Country starlet's no softy

Churches to observe National Prayer Day

Ukrainian update upsets church

Catholic group angered at Fox depiction

Java Hut brews to go

`He Got Game' has got message

Strawberry farms can satisfy the yearning for fresh fruit

Churches put ZIP into helping poor, elderly

Downtown Atlanta to hum with music

Bishops issue statement against gay marriages

Duck derby

Broadway could see play about gay Jesus-like figure

Video reviews

Pageantry welcomes bishop coadjutor

Lewis Family stays home for bluegrass festival

God's word can satisfy our hunger and thirst

Composer gave early hints of creative bent

Minister delivers message to those who deliver

Garden calendar

New quarterly offers sermons, writings of black clergy

Applause calendar

Seminaries advised to offer 'job fairs' to attract students

Church bulletin

Network newsmagazines schedule interviews with network stars

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

Missionary's journey touches many lives

House panel considers measures to protect children

Shuttle's veterinarian spares rat's life

Report: Internet helps spread anti-Semitic propaganda

Hughes using moon's gravity to recover stranded satellite

Executives urge Justice not to block Windows 98 release

Microsoft, retailers try to blunt move to block Windows 98

FDA approves promising pill for advanced breast cancer

NASA vetoes extra day in space

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

Man charged with murdering daughter after Internet confession

Windows 98 delay fought

Pentagon awards $1.6 billion contract on missile defense research

Doctors remove, reimplant heart

Researchers find out how anthrax kills

Internet takes the forefront in medication debate

Stargazers set new record for most distant object sighting

Mir astronaut unfazed by delayed homecoming