MCI raising rates to pay subsidies

Free-falling yen may be Asia's next crisis

Economy advances rapidly but downhill slide forecast

Pacemakers

Augusta continues to grow

New drug awaits approval

Hewlett-Packard files suit

Four members join Georgia Bank & Trust board

Business briefs

Daimler fetes investors sausage and good news

TV commercials giving viewers an earful

Additional business news

ATT to impose new charge to pay for cheap school Internet

Merger makes health care giant

Plans announced for bank

Council debates cutbacks

Commissioners continue debate over discretionary fund

Mosquitoes bugging residents

Water fitness

Stephenson murder statements admissible

Brotherly help

Water flows despite limits

Report on Davis' killing submitted

Postcard contest underway

`Clientele' ends Martinez girl's second spelling bee

Local and area briefs

Letter carriers' food-drive donations drop

Battle over tritium production heats up

Officials planning pipeline

Locals protect Old Glory

Bid could delay rest area project

Lawmakers objecting to spending plan

University sees occupancy rate hurting profits

Proposal offered for new hotel

Principal moves into new station

Man faces air-quality indictment

House holds fast to education standards

Additional area news

Association wants to use grant to repair homes

Student protest fizzles

Art used to teach heritage

Captured!

Hanging on -- very tightly

Toddler Time

Friendly squeeze shared while signing yearbooks

Police continue search for suspect in robberies

End of an era

Farmers search for relief from weather's extremes

Manager admits polluting

Board accepts budget

Court to consider sentence

Plans for class sizes debated

Columbia County starting water-use schedule

Onion growers get time

Admires couple for `doing it God's way' 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Who's pasting who? 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

S.C. folds poker hand 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Does not like to see south Augusta criticized 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants quality of classes increased 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blast cartoon on south Augusta 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ignore scare talk 052898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises article on recreational sports 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports candidate's abortion stand 052898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Memorial Day for all our fallen 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hit officials for recycling's failure 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Microsoft in monopoly case 052898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Fishing tournament news

Baseball roundup: Rodriguez hits 20th in win

Braves notes: Schuerholz happy with start

Lopez gets contract extension

NFL notes: Football league still in works

Braves blank Expos

Williams and Hingis continue on path toward clash

Slow play is easy way to get tempers flaring

NCAA notes: Augusta native helps Bulldogs land talent

Kournikova wows 'em at French Open

Overtime: Hoops team has worst GPA at South Carolina

Legion Post 26 expects pitching to be key in '98

Davis gets two-year scholarship

McBride can use his head again

ASU out of golf tourney

Leonard emerging as world-class player

Fishing report: Anglers are catching bass

Bulls blowout Pacers to lead series

Martinez doesn't get historic win

Sloan snaps at `lazy' Jazz after workout

Roddick earns spot in quarters with win

Sampras: a beaten American in Paris

College World Series: Florida State hitters taking aim

Indiana facing seeds of self-doubt

Lopez gets contract extension

Streeter ready by opener

Malone, Jazz find different ways to keep busy

Bulls getting taste of their own medicine

Jackets lose two to Bats

Mississippi St. survives close calls to make CWS

Memorial: Four share lead

ASU duo likely All-Americans

Few flaws on this N. Y. Yankee team

Hillin adds new chapter to strange career

Mariners seeking trade for Johnson

Parents say they use TV ratings

Landscaping can be environmentally friendly

Dopamine tied to learning and memory

Cucumbers offer summer savor

Moon walk, Super Bowl leading sixties stamp categories

Artist thinks big -- and it shows

Mountaineers may have gene advantage

Knowing the signs can help gardeners stave off damage

Link found between stress, Gulf War chemicals

Schedule of summer movies

Club calendar

Artisans will decorate Riverwalk with crafts

Surgery restores degenerating vision

A menu's unnecessary at the 7-Star Buffet

Researchers seek genes for alcoholism

Miniature garden yields large rewards

A brave new mind

Choral society to bring Broadway to riverfront

Health calendar

Video releases

Garden calendar

Big-bang theory no longer valid

`Hope Floats' on the surface of real emotions

Concert connection

Griffith's gospel career going strong

Recent movie releases

Parental supervision, values reduce chances of teen sex

Government drawing up antitrust suit against Intel Corp.

Antitrust case may hit Intel

Entrepreneurs turn web typos into opportunities

Global warming speeding up glaciers' melting

Search the web and ye shall find ... generally

Former astronaut: Mir a `disaster waiting to happen'

Microsoft boldly steps into high-tech's Wild West

Former CompuServe executive convicted in Germany

Russia lacks cash to run Mir through 1999

Ice possibly discovered in new location on Mars

MCI seilling Internet assets

FDA approves new bioengineered skin

Report: First planet outside solar system spotted

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

Navy scaling back research on futuristic carrier