Cinema merger gets OK

Interest rate rise unlikely

WBBQ cutting news staff

Breast cancer research lifting stocks

Delta to create 200 local jobs

Historic auction house sold

Business briefs

Nonindustrial work grows in area

Additional business news

New toll-free prefix called on

J.B. White parent company bought out

Columbia sells five of seven N.C. hospitals

Senate debates bill to create more visas

Some bizarre tales of Beanie Babies

New owner to sell shops

NBC's plan for affiliates sign of the times

Little known about Beanie Baby manufacturing

Toddler fights same disease as golfer

Patriotic preparation

Inmate labor limited

Proposed budget for schools up

Navy jets to move to Beaufort

Conviction tossed on technicality

Cancer drug development sparks hope

Canal cruise

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

Taking a dive

Additional area news

Commission slows trailer park growth

Hot weather comes early for Augusta

General holds town meeting

Police crack down on seatbelt violations

Sheriff requests staffing

Local and area briefs

Getting water water park beech area

Church aids Ukraine needy

Board denies parole in Richey slaying

Residents oppose local housing plan

Appointments cut by commissioners

Fire guts Allendale structure

County seeking series

Southern Mormons gather for address

Senator could be bounced from office

Defense bill schedules $80 million for SRS

Governor seeks aid for victims

Court: Meeting did not violate FOI rules

Teen accused in crime spree goes to trial

Man challenging state's anti-sodomy law

`Glueballs' hold things together

Having fun swinging in the sun

Landfill case renews attention on open-meeting law

Fond farewell

A wet race

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Laments animals killed in traffic 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Baseball roundup: Piazza a hit for Marlins

GreenJackets win sixth in row

Tigers facing bumpy path en route to World Series

Rankin lies yards ahead of competition

Earnhardt hopes Charlotte leads to recovery

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

St. Louis has work left with Detroit

Drew fails in bid to become free agent

A quarter way in, Braves lead the pack

Future Lady Jaguar perfect in playoffs

Team pays tribute to late golfer

No contest plea entered by Mays

Madison County set for Greenbrier

Pacers look to adjust

Old-timer Jazz stop Lakers

Glavine subdues Astros

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

Braves notes: Smoltz pays price for elbow surgeries

Greenbrier title opener on Thursday

Jordan gets votes this time

Marlins fans take team to court

Olie next roadblock for Sabres

Faldo, Miller named to Hall of Fame

Kite puts crashes, bad luck behind him

Vikings believe Clancy lacks cash to close deal

Sand Gnats snap streak

Tommie Smith: no regrets over '68 protest

Boxer sues Holmes for a blinding jab

Jordan takes Bulls to 2-0 over Pacers

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

Senior calendar

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

'Frasier' to fill 'Seinfeld' slot

Changing pace

Diana's estate, memorial fund sue Franklin Mint

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

Everyone in Myrtle Beach crosses fingers over Memorial Day weekend

Shadow puppet art form struggles

Updated fire-and-brimstone campaign targets MTV generation

Drug ads profit only manufacturers

Red, white and blue cake celebrates patriotic holiday

Source of fatigue may be in lifestyle

Financial compromise is important

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

Ad designer helps transform ideas into creative images

Colorful salad to be featured at Napa auction

Long-term separations usually mean it's over

'Godzilla' takes movie goers to the Xtreme

Full-figured model breaks stereotypes

Xtreme calendar

Two-timers

Yearbooks remain an annual rite of spring

Audio bestsellers

Xtreme style

Lack of funds forces cancellation of Croatan dig

New fighter jet tested in aftermath of complaints over progress

Gates may be facing biggest fight of his life

Microsoft not alone: Government investigates Intel

NASA aims for June 2 launch despite leak

To the moon and back -- and back again

House votes to restrict database pirating

Clinton has faith in anti-trust team

Pagemill 3.0 makes web page building easy

Internet fosters thriving secondary market in Beanie Babies

Chamber of Commerce holds lobbying conference via Internet

MCI may sell off Internet business, sources say

Satellite interrupts pager use

Web useful for area code decoding

Seneca man creates device for Titanic explorers

Air Force conducts successful 'Raptor' test