Business briefs

WBBQ cutting news staff

New owner to sell shops

New toll-free prefix called on

NBC's plan for affiliates sign of the times

Columbia sells five of seven N.C. hospitals

Airline records expected to be broken

Volunteer becomes consultant

Business briefs

Authors send warning

Breast cancer research lifting stocks

New $20 looks different, spends the same

Little known about Beanie Baby manufacturing

AT&T extends long distance offers to Baby Bells

Some bizarre tales of Beanie Babies

Commission slows trailer park growth

`Glueballs' hold things together

Committee to promote referendums

Fond farewell

University's minority-service officials turn in resignations

Board denies parole in Richey slaying

Canal cruise

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

Body found in Savannah River

Residents oppose local housing plan

Protect sleeping infants

Appointments cut by commissioners

USC Aiken to get nursing facility

Patriotic preparation

Cancer drug development sparks hope

Energy advancing slowly on issue of external regulation

Bristol-Myers wants lawsuits dismissed

Retirees bid area schools last farewell

Arson may be reason for blaze

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

Convict slips from prison work detail

Church aids Ukraine needy

Windows return

Inmate labor limited

Farmers pleased with talks

Good Samaritan helps catch thieves

Sunscreens

Walker appears for post

General holds town meeting

Gasoline cheap for holiday

Local and area briefs

Committee to promote referendums

A wet race

Local and area briefs

Sheriff requests staffing

Taking a dive

DOE moving slowly on external regulation issue

Catching air

Judge cuts plaintiff from police lawsuit

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Delta's good choice 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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A Jerry Springer prez 052198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Bashes lack of Memorial Day holiday 052198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Rankin lies yards ahead of competition

Gassed-up Gordon wins pole

Wohlers happy with progress

Shanks will graduate from Solomon on time

Augusta State considering women's soccer

Crashes, injuries the stories of season so far

Drew fails in bid to become free agent

Wardlaw romps to baseball title

Wolfpack to defend state title

Olie next roadblock for Sabres

Sabres get game after long layoff

A quarter way in, Braves lead the pack

Greenbrier opponent has picked up pace

Heartbreak Kid Goodyear back for another Indy shot

Kite puts crashes, bad luck behind him

Team pays tribute to late golfer

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

Vikings believe Clancy lacks cash to close deal

Sprewell sues NBA, Warriors over suspension

Earnhardt hopes Charlotte leads to recovery

A more relaxed Woods is only getting better

Tommie Smith: no regrets over '68 protest

GreenJackets drop second game in row

Madison County set for Greenbrier

Mark McGwire goes Busch racing

Jordan takes Bulls to 2-0 over Pacers

Braves' Millwood dominates Rockies

Boxer sues Holmes for a blinding jab

Bowman moves up as Glenn Hills coach

Sand Gnats snap streak

Wohlers happy with progress

When talk isn't cheap

Colorful salad to be featured at Napa auction

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

One of Hollywood's biggest stars puts family first

Red, white and blue cake celebrates patriotic holiday

Capsules: News and notes from the world of health

Bring sunblock and lots of cash, and dress in black

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

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

Updated fire-and-brimstone campaign targets MTV generation

Everyone in Myrtle Beach crosses fingers over Memorial Day weekend

Diana's estate, memorial fund sue Franklin Mint

Health calendar

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

Scramble after satellite outage

Technology not infallible, but neither are we

Bill Gates: The billionaire nerd with a passion for winning

House votes to restrict database pirating

Area communications hit by outage

To the moon and back -- and back again

People with chronic diseases often not treated for other conditions

Microsoft not alone: Government investigates Intel

Bring sunblock and lots of cash, and dress in black

Gates may be facing biggest fight of his life

New drug stops dangerous clots in combination with blood thinner

MCI may sell off Internet business, sources say

Judge critical of Microsoft assigned to hear two cases

Satellite interrupts pager use

Slow-cranking justice system could make Microsoft lawsuit obsolete

Internet fosters thriving secondary market in Beanie Babies

New fighter jet tested in aftermath of complaints over progress

NASA aims for June 2 launch despite leak

Scramble after satellite outage

Microsoft case not clear-cut