EU bank chief rejects criticism, pledges stable euro

Advertisers paying through their noses for `Seinfeld' finale

Japan's recovery top concern of finance ministers

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

Jury begins deliberating Texaco tapes case

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

Daimler-Benz make Chrysler deal official

'Big Three' heading toward extinction

Banks need to protect consumers' privacy, regulator warns

Volkswagen to buy Rolls Royce

Job hunting great for recent grads

US West and Qwest announce alliance

Late Easter holiday helped retail sales

Retail center slated for Walton Way

Business briefs

Mega-merger expected to reshape auto industry

India, Egypt blast West for unfair trade practices

Japanese stocks close lower, dollar rises in Tokyo

Loans worry bankers

$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

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

Pepsi says Coke monopolizes fountain sales

Church to move for inn

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Hawthorne lawyers file trial appeal

Board orders audit, budget investigation

Blow your horn

House option may be nullified

Additional area news

Firefighter: 'You're never prepared for this'

Highway named for state senator

Lops heads to Germany with daughters

Heroes emerge in wake of storms

Golf Channel added to cable roster

McKinney demands apology from Clinton

Colorful memories of a prom

Hero from bus attack allegedly forged check

Pupils throughout state visit fort

Pupil blowing her own horn

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Tornado timeline

Tornadoes strike area

Locals heroically fight storm

Maintaining shade at the old ballpark

Tornado victims count blessings

Students like online university

Playground-buy rule doubted

Millner leads pack financially

Manpower for military funerals gets harder to find

Neighbors feud with developers over lot

Georgia lottery drawings held

Director of Players quits job

Twisters got fast response

Airport may face lawsuit

Gifted students get taste of U.N. vote

Residents clean up after storms

Brothers hang together during storm

Facility would create jobs

Carter pushes greater U.S.-African relations

Local and area briefs

Three airports near each other confuse pilots

Something for Mom

Pioneer finishes program

Severe thunderstorms make way across state

Severe storms hit again Friday

Girls getting settled into home in Germany

Rights bring lawyer back to court

El Nino effects not to blame for tornadoes, thunderstorms

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

Suggests ways to improve ON TV 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Clarifies goals of military order 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits lack of recycling in Augusta 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Demands end to special downtown tax 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says start investigation in our homes 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends candidate despite `mistake' 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rescuing Augusta's needy 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raises conflict of interest questions 050998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Deceitful S.C. games 050898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Russia stunned by Switzerland 4-2

Bulls lead series 2-1 after win

Women's Olympic trials make return to Columbia

Oksana Baiul enters alcohol rehab

Braves notes: Cox impressed with Rocker

Jackets win, split series with Bombers

Greenbrier gets win in Game 1

Spring Valley is last hurdle for South Aiken tennis team

Bulls owner denies he wants to break up team by

Arrogance may have cost the NCAA $40 million

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

Olympic reunion for 1968 team

Knights ready for Packers

Evans, Colquitt split games

Calcavecchia grabs BellSouth lead

GreenJackets go to the 'Dogs

NCAA to appeal $67 million penalty

Andretti clocks fastest practice time for Rio 400

Weiss sparks Atlanta's lineup

Cardinals' Gaetti still strong at 40

Guillen excited about chance

Golf roundup: Parry, Blake tie for lead

Don't mess with a hitting streak, indeed

Overtime: NCAA probe of Cincinnati to go deeper

De La Hoya wants Chavez

Baseball roundup: McGwire slams homer 400

West happy with Georgia recruits

Braves drop game to Padres

Classic Cat expected to join Preakness field

Greenbrier tastes icing for season

Atlanta roughs up Padres

Giants turn triple play vs. Cubs

Panthers happy to be at home

Willingham lone meet winner

Malone gets his kicks while Robinson gets mad

Davis, Knights get miracle

Lakers whip 'Sonics by 16

Ovitz presents plan to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles

Concert watch: Hot Country Night

Le Cafe du Teau offers appetizing intimacy

Video watch: Alien Resurrection

Mini movie reviews

Rockets launched music career

International garden designer visiting the Garden city

Church bulletin

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

Healing Power

Applause calendar

Performer Eddie Rabbitt dies at 56

Folk singer has put punk in the past

`Deep Impact' has shallow plot

We're off to see the Wizard - dance

Club calendar

Using pesticides

Young Bible scholars find inspiration in quiz competition

Troubled country star left impression on fans

Science students ponder ideas of religion

Sexy silliness

Speakers put joy of faith first in women's conference

Microsoft working to clear way for Windows 98

Trio plans to circle the globe at edge of space

Plasma-washing technology approved

Wired magazine sold to Conde Nast

The Web: How big?

Allergy medicines are recalled

Space dust may kill some Earth animals

Students with laser pointers worry officials

Computer Q&A: My Pentium locks up

Apple, Pentium in showdown

States may file case against Microsoft

Link between hormone, cancer found

Russians say they will begin to lower Mir's orbit

FCC to address Internet subsidies