Raining on their parade

Business briefs

Lawsuit claims policies are unfair to customers

Consumer confidence takes a dip

Top IRS official investigated for travel advance

Area construction declines

Business hiring to continue at highest levels in 20 years

Extended care offered for fee

World Bank puts hold on loans to India

Most large companies have no welfare-to-work promgrams

Delta plans to add a bit more reality to TV spots

S.C. hiring rate lower than nation

Welfare hiring on the rise -- a bit

Water restrictions mandatory

Land feud goes first round

Centers' talks anger veterans

Police try to identify man, find cause of death

Budget conference committee continues to skip over controversy

Scholarships drop at private schools

Premature son of defendant may delay suit

Finally honored

Politicians should hit bad drivers

Additional area news

Civic center looks to increase revenue

Trustees to meet, vote on budget

Sibling facing charge

Atlanta seeking concessions from airport

Authority reduces fee for school

Officials retain law firm to close prison deal

Smoky interior

Big dippers

Twins top class together

Land feud goes first round

Video gambling six days away from surviving another legislative session

Funding vote goes to board

Sacred Heart cornerstone set

Flathead's popular among some anglers

Pair place flag at cemetary

Local and area briefs

Augusta schools cutting money for school safety

Cool splash

High school seniors prepare to graduate

Trustees to meet over new budget

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Trio backbone of ASU team

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

Former PGA player Tommy Moore dead at 35

Sampras plays his usual game

McGwire hits his way into history

Overtime: Kennesaw coach hit by suspension

Jaguars ready for tourney

Gordon luck stuns peers

Holiday recreation

Miller hits winner in clutch

Baseball notes: Pirates pitcher breaks jaw in fight

Gutierrez sparks Jackets

Agassi's comeback sticks in French clay

Dallas stays with its defense

Sabres still mad about officiating

Augusta trio ready for NCAA

Revised Amateur Sports Act deals with athletes rights, lawsuits

Loss of hearing doesn't slow down 10-year-old

Braves notebook

Once winless Cheever counts his blessings as a race driver

Tennis lacking rivalries that used to exist

Jackets game postponed

Greene's future uncertain

Tech knocked out; Series pairings set

Braves top Cubs

Georgia makes NCAA finals in men's tennis

Lopez grand in Braves' win

Can this marraige be saved? Confronting can restore confidence

The people's pharmacy: Thalidomide may usher in new era of cancer therapy

Insurance slowing computer Pap smears

Chef adds Asian flavors to New World steak recipe

Tangy appetizer spices up crackers

Butterflies take off at weddings

Best of the season fills Strawberry Napoleons

Education and clay helping shape students

The supermarket shopper: Supermarkets are not making the grade, shoppers say

Keeping cool on a hot holiday

Senior calendar

Cabinet maker turns wood into art

Members of Himalayan ethnic group flock to U.S.

'Cancer Wars' author stresses prevention over cure

Book seeks to dispel myths related to aging

Disney in deal to dub cartoons in Arabic

Networks shifting shows in furious battle for ratings

Education and clay helping shape students

Age-old question: Hygiene can minimize virus effects

Haze from Mexican forest fires stretches across South

Foot-long fanatic

Xtreme advice: Communication is the key for people who care

Xtreme chat: Former Will Robinson makes waves on 'B5'

Xtreme music: Best selling recorded music

Reining in rage

Xtreme big screen

Xtreme fashion: Blaze Durant

Xtreme calendar

Online newsletter shows bank rates

Dow 10,000 bug -- smoke or fire?

Georgia hopes all welfare recipients to be on debit cards by year's end

Experimental cancer drug administered with altered gene

As life expectancy rises, experts ponder implications

Tuberculosis the No. 1 killer of women of child-bearing age

AOL turns 4.0

Criminal use of credit cards, Social Security numbers on the rise

Few taboos on diversity Web site