Additional business news

Construction spending up for fifth month

Excel representatives spread the word

Black workers sue Goodyear

Clinton to be on guest list for international business conference

AP buys Worldwide Television News agency

Food Lion case against ABC heads to appeals court

Big K plans still on, Kmart officials say

Monsanto sold in $33 billion deal

ColumbiaHCA to sell one-third of homecare biz for $34 million

Chick-fil-A founder tells of his business experience

Most baby boomers don't plan to take it easy in retirement

CNN placing bet on newsmagazines with high-profile partners

Record sales of homes hit

Growth damaged by Asia

Call and service industry booming

Why did Aiken score with Excel?

Financial Ladder

Lucent, unions agree on new labor pact

Merger in drugs signed

Japan's Nikko to join operations with Travelers

Fare wars heating up in Europe

Aiken named new Excel locale

Sprint to offer all telecommunications services via one line

Augusta Exchange to get another eatery

Business briefs

Additional area news

A soccer game, but just for fun

$1.7 million must be sliced from council's 1999 budget

Residents trying to keep their cool

1999 budget adopted by commission

Flying high

Approval expected for budget

Local and area briefs

Car dealer pleads guilty to 21 felonies

GBI seeks information on cemetery vandals

Davis gave America good work

Sprinkler fun

Senator awaits judge's ruling on bounced check

Greeneway, Streetscape top council's priorities

Inglis leads opponents in fund-raising

Commissioners approve plan for hotel

Council race attracts little competition

Gun concerns prompt pupils to avoid school

Gubernatorial candidates exchange ethics charges

Local projects may get more federal money

Center's contract to renew

Group endorses hopefuls

Murder suspects lose attorneys

Cooling off in fountain of youth

Recreation area stirs debate

State Senate negotiators to drop college aid plan

Ex-suspect seeks ruling in advance

Committee nearing pact on school bill

Union ratifies contract Teamsters

Man, 23, pleads guilty to murdering his father

Columbus 17-year-old to present research at diabetes convention

OK recycle plan 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protect prayer 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Newt's grenades 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Salutes Rebel president on birthday 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares Regency only sensible option 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

S.C. nightmare 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Sees irony in health care strategies 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lesson learned in Aiken 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Resents depiction of south Augusta 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Favors incumbent in Aiken Co. Dist. 5 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Criticizes cartoon on south Augusta 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says God is way to stop the violence 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes choice in Aiken Co. Dist. 2 race 060298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Fatigue factor could hamper Chicago's play

Boll Weevils jump on Jackets early

Backache sidelines the Tiger

Nerve-wracking draft day for Miller

Soccer league ban reflects debate over winning and losing

Huisman taken in 14th round by Anaheim

Braves draft pitcher with 52nd pick

Hingis-Williams rivalry building

Pirates pick Miller in draft

Hingis clobbers Williams at French Open

Real Quiet leaves an assuring message

Like old days for Braves

Primo Nebiolo rips `disgrace' of Atlanta Olympics

Bulls' spirit could be edge

Harbaugh takes over; Testaverde waived

Overtime: Augustan wins her second straight title

No more Nomo for Dodgers

Edsall brings new approach to Tech defense

Phillies to make first pick

Panthers release Skrepenak in cost-cutting move

Martinez blanks Brewers

Bulldogs sign Pack's Tim Fries

Another Elway season

Fashion's top names eye Hollywood

EpiPen recall forces many to get backup

Diet and exercise can help reduce rate of bone loss

Crunchy, spicy cookies have sweet taste of yesteryear but are light in fat

Staying afloat

Do it yourself art

Mizrahi has designs on Hollywood

The supermarket shopper: Year's worst offer had 98 reasons to win the award

Crocodile hunter tackles his quarry with fearlessness

Drug may be contribute to panic attacks

Small bites: News and notes from the world of food

Senior calendar

Changes can shift marriage's balance

Killer bees tear through Southwest

The big screen

Your Style

Top of the charts

Bulls' Dennis Rodman talks about hoops and his life

Wheels and deals

Xtreme calendar

Xtreme body image survey

Xtreme Body Image Survey

Xtreme advice

NASA's Discovery to hook up with Mir for last time

Researchers test biological weapon in war against fire ants

FDA approves urine-only HIV test

Lights in sky entertain Pacific Northwest

Volvo radiator to reduce ozone pollution

Nicotine's effects on babies called serious

Professor proves Dismal Swamp shrew lives elsewhere

NASA may give captured satellite second chance

Discovery soars on NASA's last voyage to Mir

FBI director to meet with high-tech leaders over encryption

Local health departments ill-prepared for biological, chemical threats

Epson's Stylus Photo 700 makes sharp and clear prints

Floating junk

Mir computer working again

High-end CD sound for less than $300

Scientists use gene-engineering to extend fruit flies' lives

Glenn in space

76-year-old Glenn in training