Japanese stocks close lower, dollar rises in Tokyo

Pacemakers: Who's who in the medical community

Job hunting great for recent grads

'Big Three' heading toward extinction

Retail center slated for Walton Way

Jury begins deliberating Texaco tapes case

Pepsi says Coke monopolizes fountain sales

Late Easter holiday helped retail sales

Business briefs

EU bank chief rejects criticism, pledges stable euro

Senate moving toward approval of IRS bill

Business briefs

Mega-merger expected to reshape auto industry

Daimler-Benz make Chrysler deal official

$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

Digital could cut 15,000 jobs because of Compaq merger

Advertisers paying through their noses for `Seinfeld' finale

Some focus well on Mondays

Democrats push for raise in minimum wage

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

Working moms still ambivalent

AOL earns better than expected

Chrysler, Daimler-Benz in merger talks

Volkswagen to buy Rolls Royce

US West and Qwest announce alliance

Weather delaying business

SRS could get stable work force

Sewer line clears timber for vessel

Grant to fund tire educator

Millner leads pack financially

Brothers hang together during storm

Golf Channel added to cable roster

Historic hotel restoration set in downtown Savannah

Lops heads to Germany with daughters

Something for Mom

Severe storms hit again Friday

Officer bill gets city OK

Pioneer finishes program

National prayer celebration grows

Local and area briefs

Tomato farmer wins dispute

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Lawmakers elect judges after delay

Facility would create jobs

Residents clean up after storms

Firefighter: 'You're never prepared for this'

Officials pleased by decision

Severe thunderstorms make way across state

Noisy start

Blow your horn

Tornadoes strike area

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Georgia law dean picked

Colorful memories of a prom

Norwood unveils revamped care bill

Pupils throughout state visit fort

House option may be nullified

Airport may face lawsuit

Prayer at game creates furor

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Imperial director leaving post

Director of Players quits job

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Board orders audit, budget investigation

Passing in review

Baker urges end to early release

Loss of NASA support forces layoffs

Guns for defense 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Viagra's cost potent 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares Jane Fonda forever a traitor 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Deceitful S.C. games 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends candidate despite `mistake' 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits lack of recycling in Augusta 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Supports Stephen Brown for Senate 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Demands end to special downtown tax 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

No phony `privilege' 050798 - The Augusta Chronicle

A troubled Seles wins in Rome

Calcavecchia grabs BellSouth lead

Panthers happy to be at home

Braves roll over Dodgers 7-0

Duval returns to BellSouth as star

Guillen excited about chance

Classic Cat expected to join Preakness field

Don't mess with a hitting streak, indeed

Knights ready for Packers

Oksana Baiul enters alcohol rehab

Jackets win, split series with Bombers

NCAA to appeal $67 million penalty

Mayfield earns respect through years of work

West happy with Georgia recruits

South Aiken takes out Irmo giant to advance to state championship

De La Hoya wants Chavez

Atlanta roughs up Padres

Hephzibah ladies in state meet

Women's Olympic trials make return to Columbia

Greenbrier looking for victory in game against Henry County

Russia stunned by Switzerland 4-2

Washington, Ottawa have high Stanley Cup hopes

Ovitz presents plan to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles

Hornets sting Bulls

New attitude brings success to Gamecocks

Braves sign shortstop Guillen

Jackets snap losing streak

Congressman, activists slam salaries of AIDS charities' directors

High school officials cancel free Indigo Girls concert

International garden designer visiting the Garden city

Folk singer has put punk in the past

Priest who beat Springer has history of waging moral battles

We're off to see the Wizard - dance

`Deep Impact' has shallow plot

Rockets launched music career

Video watch: Alien Resurrection

Using pesticides

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

Club calendar

Straight-A med student cites discipline

Troubled country star left impression on fans

Health calendar

Concert watch: Hot Country Night

Le Cafe du Teau offers appetizing intimacy

Sexy silliness

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

Applause calendar

Mini movie reviews

The Web: How big?

Tiny gun can fool airport security

Space dust may kill some Earth animals

Apple enters low-cost consumer market

Trio plans to circle the globe at edge of space

Gates meets with Justice Department to argue antitrust concerns

Computer Q&A: My Pentium locks up

IBM to unveil more powerful mainframe computers

Microsoft working to clear way for Windows 98

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

First cyber terrorist action reported

Plasma-washing technology approved

Plasma-washing technology approved

Brain substance that suppresses appetite found in rats

Astronaomers report power burst