J.B. White parent company bought out

Senate debates bill to create more visas

Some bizarre tales of Beanie Babies

New owner to sell shops

Nonindustrial work grows in area

NBC's plan for affiliates sign of the times

Columbia sells five of seven N.C. hospitals

Business briefs

Additional business news

Breast cancer research lifting stocks

Cinema merger gets OK

WBBQ cutting news staff

Little known about Beanie Baby manufacturing

Historic auction house sold

Delta to create 200 local jobs

New toll-free prefix called on

Interest rate rise unlikely

Court: Meeting did not violate FOI rules

Fire guts Allendale structure

Weeds in pond possibly contributed to 14-year-old's death

County seeking series

Teen accused in crime spree goes to trial

Having fun swinging in the sun

Governor seeks aid for victims

Proposed budget for schools up

Appointments cut by commissioners

Conviction tossed on technicality

Senator could be bounced from office

Inmate labor limited

Defense bill schedules $80 million for SRS

Southern Mormons gather for address

Man challenging state's anti-sodomy law

A wet race

Board denies parole in Richey slaying

Canal cruise

Residents oppose local housing plan

`Glueballs' hold things together

Patriotic preparation

Cancer drug development sparks hope

Getting water water park beech area

Local and area briefs

Additional area news

Taking a dive

Navy jets to move to Beaufort

Commission slows trailer park growth

Hot weather comes early for Augusta

General holds town meeting

Toddler fights same disease as golfer

Church aids Ukraine needy

Police crack down on seatbelt violations

Landfill case renews attention on open-meeting law

Fond farewell

Sheriff requests staffing

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Delta's good choice 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Crying over onions ... 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

No more Freaknik 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

... yet offers good bill 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares men can be promiscuous, too 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports re-election of councilwoman 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports Wheale election as judge 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Red China's `attack' 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

A deserved extension! 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks control of Columbia Co. growth 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says city should make road four lanes 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Want deadly highway made safe 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments animals killed in traffic 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts `misuse' of Scripture quote 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Madison County set for Greenbrier

Faldo, Miller named to Hall of Fame

Tigers facing bumpy path en route to World Series

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

Sand Gnats snap streak

Drew fails in bid to become free agent

Future Lady Jaguar perfect in playoffs

Olie next roadblock for Sabres

Vikings believe Clancy lacks cash to close deal

Kite puts crashes, bad luck behind him

Jordan takes Bulls to 2-0 over Pacers

No contest plea entered by Mays

GreenJackets win sixth in row

Pacers look to adjust

Earnhardt hopes Charlotte leads to recovery

Baseball roundup: Piazza a hit for Marlins

Glavine subdues Astros

Old-timer Jazz stop Lakers

Greenbrier title opener on Thursday

St. Louis has work left with Detroit

Marlins fans take team to court

Langham, Taylor Volpitto pass first U.S. Open test

Tommie Smith: no regrets over '68 protest

Braves notes: Smoltz pays price for elbow surgeries

Boxer sues Holmes for a blinding jab

Jordan gets votes this time

Team pays tribute to late golfer

Rankin lies yards ahead of competition

A quarter way in, Braves lead the pack

Overtime: Paine's Williams leaving baseball job after three years

Source of fatigue may be in lifestyle

Red, white and blue cake celebrates patriotic holiday

Financial compromise is important

'Frasier' to fill 'Seinfeld' slot

The supermarket shopper: Campbell missed the mark with its new product

Godzilla arrives: What does Hollywood have against New York anyway?

Senior calendar

Drug ads profit only manufacturers

Everyone in Myrtle Beach crosses fingers over Memorial Day weekend

Colorful salad to be featured at Napa auction

Lighter pineapple upside down cake has plenty of flavor, but a lot less fat

Shadow puppet art form struggles

Diana's estate, memorial fund sue Franklin Mint

Changing pace

Ad designer helps transform ideas into creative images

Updated fire-and-brimstone campaign targets MTV generation

Xtreme style

Full-figured model breaks stereotypes

Audio bestsellers

Long-term separations usually mean it's over

'Godzilla' takes movie goers to the Xtreme

Xtreme calendar

Yearbooks remain an annual rite of spring

Two-timers

House votes to restrict database pirating

To the moon and back -- and back again

Internet fosters thriving secondary market in Beanie Babies

Gates may be facing biggest fight of his life

New fighter jet tested in aftermath of complaints over progress

Microsoft not alone: Government investigates Intel

Satellite interrupts pager use

Lack of funds forces cancellation of Croatan dig

Pagemill 3.0 makes web page building easy

Clinton has faith in anti-trust team

Chamber of Commerce holds lobbying conference via Internet

Seneca man creates device for Titanic explorers

NASA aims for June 2 launch despite leak

MCI may sell off Internet business, sources say

Air Force conducts successful 'Raptor' test

Web useful for area code decoding