$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

US West and Qwest announce alliance

Jury begins deliberating Texaco tapes case

Jobless rate plummets; for workers, 'as good as it gets'

Mega-merger expected to reshape auto industry

Gingrich: Bigger surplus should go for Social Security and tax cuts

Advertisers paying through their noses for `Seinfeld' finale

Banks need to protect consumers' privacy, regulator warns

EU bank chief rejects criticism, pledges stable euro

Church to move for inn

Retail center slated for Walton Way

Is a Mercedes still a Mercedes -- and a Chrysler a Chrysler?

Japanese stocks close lower, dollar rises in Tokyo

India, Egypt blast West for unfair trade practices

Pepsi says Coke monopolizes fountain sales

Japan's recovery top concern of finance ministers

Job hunting great for recent grads

Loans worry bankers

Late Easter holiday helped retail sales

'Big Three' heading toward extinction

Daimler-Benz make Chrysler deal official

Volkswagen to buy Rolls Royce

Business briefs

Lops heads to Germany with daughters

Brothers hang together during storm

Airport may face lawsuit

Highway named for state senator

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Heroes emerge in wake of storms

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

McKinney demands apology from Clinton

Something for Mom

Hero from bus attack allegedly forged check

Firefighter: 'You're never prepared for this'

Pupil blowing her own horn

Pioneer finishes program

Tornado timeline

Millner leads pack financially

Girls getting settled into home in Germany

Director of Players quits job

Rights bring lawyer back to court

Board orders audit, budget investigation

Playground-buy rule doubted

Blow your horn

Manpower for military funerals gets harder to find

Severe thunderstorms make way across state

Georgia lottery drawings held

Facility would create jobs

Twisters got fast response

Local and area briefs

Tornado victims count blessings

Severe storms hit again Friday

Gifted students get taste of U.N. vote

Golf Channel added to cable roster

El Nino effects not to blame for tornadoes, thunderstorms

Additional area news

Carter pushes greater U.S.-African relations

Colorful memories of a prom

Locals heroically fight storm

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Maintaining shade at the old ballpark

Pupils throughout state visit fort

Three airports near each other confuse pilots

Residents clean up after storms

Hawthorne lawyers file trial appeal

Tornadoes strike area

Students like online university

House option may be nullified

Deceitful S.C. games 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Mrs. Schrenko goes to D.C. 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Suggests ways to improve ON TV 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits lack of recycling in Augusta 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says start investigation in our homes 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Demands end to special downtown tax 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Clarifies goals of military order 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rescuing Augusta's needy 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raises conflict of interest questions 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends candidate despite `mistake' 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Greenbrier tastes icing for season

Olympic reunion for 1968 team

Cardinals' Gaetti still strong at 40

Guillen excited about chance

GreenJackets go to the 'Dogs

Don't mess with a hitting streak, indeed

Davis, Knights get miracle

Oksana Baiul enters alcohol rehab

Golf roundup: Parry, Blake tie for lead

De La Hoya wants Chavez

Evans, Colquitt split games

West happy with Georgia recruits

Andretti clocks fastest practice time for Rio 400

Classic Cat expected to join Preakness field

Willingham lone meet winner

Atlanta roughs up Padres

Giants turn triple play vs. Cubs

Panthers happy to be at home

Arrogance may have cost the NCAA $40 million

Women's Olympic trials make return to Columbia

Elway defers $1.4 million bonus to give Broncos more salary-cap space

Knights ready for Packers

Overtime: NCAA probe of Cincinnati to go deeper

Russia stunned by Switzerland 4-2

Baseball roundup: McGwire slams homer 400

Calcavecchia grabs BellSouth lead

Braves drop game to Padres

Ovitz presents plan to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles

Braves notes: Cox impressed with Rocker

NCAA to appeal $67 million penalty

Weiss sparks Atlanta's lineup

Jackets win, split series with Bombers

Bulls lead series 2-1 after win

Spring Valley is last hurdle for South Aiken tennis team

Greenbrier gets win in Game 1

Malone gets his kicks while Robinson gets mad

Lakers whip 'Sonics by 16

Bulls owner denies he wants to break up team by

Video watch: Alien Resurrection

Club calendar

`Deep Impact' has shallow plot

Science students ponder ideas of religion

Concert watch: Hot Country Night

Speakers put joy of faith first in women's conference

Sexy silliness

Performer Eddie Rabbitt dies at 56

Using pesticides

Healing Power

Troubled country star left impression on fans

Church bulletin

Mini movie reviews

Young Bible scholars find inspiration in quiz competition

Le Cafe du Teau offers appetizing intimacy

Folk singer has put punk in the past

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

We're off to see the Wizard - dance

Applause calendar

Rockets launched music career

International garden designer visiting the Garden city

Link between hormone, cancer found

Wired magazine sold to Conde Nast

Students with laser pointers worry officials

Trio plans to circle the globe at edge of space

Russians say they will begin to lower Mir's orbit

Computer Q&A: My Pentium locks up

Apple, Pentium in showdown

Plasma-washing technology approved

Allergy medicines are recalled

Space dust may kill some Earth animals

States may file case against Microsoft

Microsoft working to clear way for Windows 98

FCC to address Internet subsidies

The Web: How big?