Consumer confidence takes a dip

Area construction declines

World Bank puts hold on loans to India

ATT to impose new charge to pay for cheap school Internet

Lawsuit claims policies are unfair to customers

New drug awaits approval

Delta plans to add a bit more reality to TV spots


Business briefs

Business briefs

Extended care offered for fee

Four members join Georgia Bank & Trust board

Free-falling yen may be Asia's next crisis

Daimler fetes investors sausage and good news

Business hiring to continue at highest levels in 20 years

Big dippers

Local and area briefs

House holds fast to education standards

Smoky interior

Authority reduces fee for school

Funding vote goes to board

Cool splash

Flathead's popular among some anglers

Civic center looks to increase revenue

Politicians should hit bad drivers

Report on Davis' killing submitted

Farmers search for relief from weather's extremes

Land feud goes first round

Locals protect Old Glory

Sacred Heart cornerstone set

Police continue search for suspect in robberies

High school seniors prepare to graduate

Council debates cutbacks

Bid could delay rest area project

Commissioners continue debate over discretionary fund

Student protest fizzles

Local and area briefs

Water fitness


Water restrictions mandatory

Board accepts budget

Premature son of defendant may delay suit

Brotherly help

Land feud goes first round

`Clientele' ends Martinez girl's second spelling bee

Officials retain law firm to close prison deal

Twins top class together

Water flows despite limits

Centers' talks anger veterans

Toddler Time

Battle over tritium production heats up

Stephenson murder statements admissible

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School shootings a mystery 052798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Former PGA player Tommy Moore dead at 35

Sloan snaps at `lazy' Jazz after workout

Sampras: a beaten American in Paris

Jackets game postponed

Braves notebook

Tennis lacking rivalries that used to exist

Bulls blowout Pacers to lead series

Lopez grand in Braves' win

Hillin adds new chapter to strange career

Sabres still mad about officiating

Trio backbone of ASU team

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

Agassi's comeback sticks in French clay

Lopez gets contract extension

McBride can use his head again

Braves blank Expos

Streeter ready by opener

Lopez gets contract extension

ASU duo likely All-Americans

Williams and Hingis continue on path toward clash

Bulls getting taste of their own medicine

Mississippi St. survives close calls to make CWS

Leonard emerging as world-class player

Revised Amateur Sports Act deals with athletes rights, lawsuits

Jaguars ready for tourney

Networks shifting shows in furious battle for ratings

A brave new mind

Researchers seek genes for alcoholism

Surgery restores degenerating vision

Moon walk, Super Bowl leading sixties stamp categories

Dopamine tied to learning and memory

Health calendar

Parents say they use TV ratings

Mountaineers may have gene advantage

Tangy appetizer spices up crackers

Link found between stress, Gulf War chemicals

Best of the season fills Strawberry Napoleons

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

Chef adds Asian flavors to New World steak recipe

Foot-long fanatic

Parental supervision, values reduce chances of teen sex

El Nino said to be lengthening the day, but not for long

Microsoft boldly steps into high-tech's Wild West

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

Navy scaling back research on futuristic carrier

Global warming speeding up glaciers' melting

FDA approves new bioengineered skin

As life expectancy rises, experts ponder implications

Ice possibly discovered in new location on Mars

Entrepreneurs turn web typos into opportunities

Dow 10,000 bug -- smoke or fire?

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

AOL turns 4.0

Online newsletter shows bank rates