Some bizarre tales of Beanie Babies

NBC's plan for affiliates sign of the times

Volunteer becomes consultant

Authors send warning

Breast cancer research lifting stocks

AT&T extends long distance offers to Baby Bells

New $20 looks different, spends the same

Business briefs

New owner to sell shops

Airline records expected to be broken

Business briefs

New toll-free prefix called on

WBBQ cutting news staff

Little known about Beanie Baby manufacturing

Columbia sells five of seven N.C. hospitals

A wet race

Convict slips from prison work detail

Retirees bid area schools last farewell

Residents oppose local housing plan

Inmate labor limited

Appointments cut by commissioners

General holds town meeting

Patriotic preparation

Gasoline cheap for holiday


Local and area briefs

Protect sleeping infants

University's minority-service officials turn in resignations

Energy advancing slowly on issue of external regulation

Taking a dive

Utility overbilled Savannah $500,000 a year, audit says

Board denies parole in Richey slaying

Bristol-Myers wants lawsuits dismissed

Arson may be reason for blaze

DOE moving slowly on external regulation issue

Body found in Savannah River

Catching air

Canal cruise

Good Samaritan helps catch thieves

Church aids Ukraine needy

Committee to promote referendums

Local and area briefs

Walker appears for post

USC Aiken to get nursing facility

Committee to promote referendums

Cancer drug development sparks hope

Windows return

Commission slows trailer park growth

Fond farewell

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

Sheriff requests staffing

`Glueballs' hold things together

Farmers pleased with talks

Judge cuts plaintiff from police lawsuit

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Crying over onions ... 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Laments animals killed in traffic 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Delta's good choice 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Jerry Springer prez 052198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Heartbreak Kid Goodyear back for another Indy shot

Wolfpack to defend state title

Wardlaw romps to baseball title

Greenbrier opponent has picked up pace

Jordan takes Bulls to 2-0 over Pacers

Bowman moves up as Glenn Hills coach

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

A more relaxed Woods is only getting better

Sprewell sues NBA, Warriors over suspension

GreenJackets drop second game in row

Rankin lies yards ahead of competition

Sabres get game after long layoff

Boxer sues Holmes for a blinding jab

Drew fails in bid to become free agent

Olie next roadblock for Sabres

Gassed-up Gordon wins pole

Wohlers happy with progress

Augusta State considering women's soccer

Crashes, injuries the stories of season so far

Earnhardt hopes Charlotte leads to recovery

Wohlers happy with progress

Tommie Smith: no regrets over '68 protest

Sand Gnats snap streak

Madison County set for Greenbrier

Mark McGwire goes Busch racing

A quarter way in, Braves lead the pack

Shanks will graduate from Solomon on time

Team pays tribute to late golfer

Braves' Millwood dominates Rockies

Vikings believe Clancy lacks cash to close deal

Kite puts crashes, bad luck behind him

Updated fire-and-brimstone campaign targets MTV generation

Capsules: News and notes from the world of health

Red, white and blue cake celebrates patriotic holiday

When talk isn't cheap

Colorful salad to be featured at Napa auction

Health calendar

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

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

U.S. presidents: Many first born, some hefty, rarely hefty and hairy

Diana's estate, memorial fund sue Franklin Mint

Bring sunblock and lots of cash, and dress in black

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

Everyone in Myrtle Beach crosses fingers over Memorial Day weekend

One of Hollywood's biggest stars puts family first

Gates may be facing biggest fight of his life

Satellite interrupts pager use

Scramble after satellite outage

Area communications hit by outage

To the moon and back -- and back again

Technology not infallible, but neither are we

MCI may sell off Internet business, sources say

Scramble after satellite outage

NASA aims for June 2 launch despite leak

Microsoft case not clear-cut

New fighter jet tested in aftermath of complaints over progress

People with chronic diseases often not treated for other conditions

Microsoft not alone: Government investigates Intel

House votes to restrict database pirating

Internet fosters thriving secondary market in Beanie Babies

Slow-cranking justice system could make Microsoft lawsuit obsolete

Judge critical of Microsoft assigned to hear two cases

Bill Gates: The billionaire nerd with a passion for winning

New drug stops dangerous clots in combination with blood thinner

Bring sunblock and lots of cash, and dress in black