Business briefs

Chrysler, Daimler-Benz in merger talks

Some focus well on Mondays

US West and Qwest announce alliance

Daimler-Benz make Chrysler deal official

Retail center slated for Walton Way

Working moms still ambivalent

Mega-merger expected to reshape auto industry

Pacemakers: Who's who in the medical community

Japanese stocks close lower, dollar rises in Tokyo

Volkswagen to buy Rolls Royce

$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

Democrats push for raise in minimum wage

Pepsi says Coke monopolizes fountain sales

Weather delaying business

Advertisers paying through their noses for `Seinfeld' finale

Digital could cut 15,000 jobs because of Compaq merger

Job hunting great for recent grads

Heads up, lettuce lovers -- romaine crop takes a blow from El Nino

Jury begins deliberating Texaco tapes case

AOL earns better than expected

Late Easter holiday helped retail sales

Senate moving toward approval of IRS bill

EU bank chief rejects criticism, pledges stable euro

Business briefs

'Big Three' heading toward extinction

Imperial director leaving post

National prayer celebration grows

Director of Players quits job

Colorful memories of a prom

Tomato farmer wins dispute

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Officer bill gets city OK

House option may be nullified

Brothers hang together during storm

Millner leads pack financially

SRS could get stable work force

Golf Channel added to cable roster

Prayer at game creates furor

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Noisy start

Severe storms hit again Friday

Grant to fund tire educator

Pioneer finishes program

Tornadoes strike area

Local and area briefs

Georgia law dean picked

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Norwood unveils revamped care bill

Facility would create jobs

Loss of NASA support forces layoffs

Firefighter: 'You're never prepared for this'

Officials pleased by decision

Severe thunderstorms make way across state

Historic hotel restoration set in downtown Savannah

Blow your horn

Sewer line clears timber for vessel

Airport may face lawsuit

Lawmakers elect judges after delay

Pupils throughout state visit fort

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Board orders audit, budget investigation

Passing in review

Residents clean up after storms

Something for Mom

Lops heads to Germany with daughters

Baker urges end to early release

Notes Carter's sub will get company 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares Jane Fonda forever a traitor 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports Stephen Brown for Senate 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Viagra's cost potent 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Demands end to special downtown tax 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

S.C. judges OK'd 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends candidate despite `mistake' 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Deceitful S.C. games 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

No phony `privilege' 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits lack of recycling in Augusta 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Guns for defense 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Jabs businessman's proposed `slum' 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Sees a conservative `Pyrrhic victory' 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

De La Hoya wants Chavez

Calcavecchia grabs BellSouth lead

Panthers happy to be at home

Mayfield earns respect through years of work

Don't mess with a hitting streak, indeed

A troubled Seles wins in Rome

Jackets snap losing streak

Greenbrier looking for victory in game against Henry County

Knights ready for Packers

Washington, Ottawa have high Stanley Cup hopes

NCAA to appeal $67 million penalty

Hornets sting Bulls

Oksana Baiul enters alcohol rehab

Braves sign shortstop Guillen

West happy with Georgia recruits

South Aiken takes out Irmo giant to advance to state championship

Atlanta roughs up Padres

New attitude brings success to Gamecocks

Women's Olympic trials make return to Columbia

Duval returns to BellSouth as star

Russia stunned by Switzerland 4-2

Hephzibah ladies in state meet

Ovitz presents plan to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles

Braves roll over Dodgers 7-0

Jackets win, split series with Bombers

Guillen excited about chance

Classic Cat expected to join Preakness field

High school officials cancel free Indigo Girls concert

`Deep Impact' has shallow plot

Video watch: Alien Resurrection

Straight-A med student cites discipline

Sweet sadness -- dwindling chocolate supply at odds with growing demand

Folk singer has put punk in the past

International garden designer visiting the Garden city

We're off to see the Wizard - dance

Applause calendar

Rockets launched music career

Raspberries -- it's the taste, not the sound

Using pesticides

Priest who beat Springer has history of waging moral battles

Club calendar

Congressman, activists slam salaries of AIDS charities' directors

Troubled country star left impression on fans

Mini movie reviews

Concert watch: Hot Country Night

Le Cafe du Teau offers appetizing intimacy

Sexy silliness

Health calendar

Astronaomers report power burst

The Web: How big?

Plasma-washing technology approved

Salmonella bacteria resistant to five drugs emerge in U.S.

Gates meets with Justice Department to argue antitrust concerns

Apple enters low-cost consumer market

Trio plans to circle the globe at edge of space

Tiny gun can fool airport security

Microsoft working to clear way for Windows 98

Plasma-washing technology approved

Space dust may kill some Earth animals

First cyber terrorist action reported

IBM to unveil more powerful mainframe computers

Brain substance that suppresses appetite found in rats

Computer Q&A: My Pentium locks up