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

Japan's Nikko to join operations with Travelers

Lucent, unions agree on new labor pact

Business briefs

Financial Ladder

Fare wars heating up in Europe

Food Lion case against ABC heads to appeals court

Black workers sue Goodyear

Monsanto sold in $33 billion deal

AP buys Worldwide Television News agency

Chick-fil-A founder tells of his business experience

Big K plans still on, Kmart officials say

Merger in drugs signed

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

Growth damaged by Asia

Augusta Exchange to get another eatery

Excel representatives spread the word

Clinton to be on guest list for international business conference

Construction spending up for fifth month

CNN placing bet on newsmagazines with high-profile partners

Why did Aiken score with Excel?

Record sales of homes hit

Aiken named new Excel locale

Additional business news

Call and service industry booming

Sprint to offer all telecommunications services via one line

Cooling off in fountain of youth

A soccer game, but just for fun

Committee nearing pact on school bill

Residents trying to keep their cool

Center's contract to renew

Group endorses hopefuls

State Senate negotiators to drop college aid plan

Flying high

Approval expected for budget

Local and area briefs

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

GBI seeks information on cemetery vandals

Inglis leads opponents in fund-raising

Local projects may get more federal money

Car dealer pleads guilty to 21 felonies

Sprinkler fun

Senator awaits judge's ruling on bounced check

Greeneway, Streetscape top council's priorities

Additional area news

Commissioners approve plan for hotel

Union ratifies contract Teamsters

Gun concerns prompt pupils to avoid school

Council race attracts little competition

Davis gave America good work

Gubernatorial candidates exchange ethics charges

Recreation area stirs debate

Man, 23, pleads guilty to murdering his father

1999 budget adopted by commission

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

Ex-suspect seeks ruling in advance

Murder suspects lose attorneys

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Backache sidelines the Tiger

Nerve-wracking draft day for Miller

Pirates pick Miller in draft

Bulls' spirit could be edge

Like old days for Braves

Martinez blanks Brewers

Edsall brings new approach to Tech defense

Boll Weevils jump on Jackets early

Panthers release Skrepenak in cost-cutting move

Primo Nebiolo rips `disgrace' of Atlanta Olympics

Hingis clobbers Williams at French Open

Hingis-Williams rivalry building

Soccer league ban reflects debate over winning and losing

No more Nomo for Dodgers

Huisman taken in 14th round by Anaheim

Bulldogs sign Pack's Tim Fries

Fatigue factor could hamper Chicago's play

Phillies to make first pick

Real Quiet leaves an assuring message

Overtime: Augustan wins her second straight title

Harbaugh takes over; Testaverde waived

Another Elway season

Braves draft pitcher with 52nd pick

Mizrahi has designs on Hollywood

Killer bees tear through Southwest

Diet and exercise can help reduce rate of bone loss

Fashion's top names eye Hollywood

Changes can shift marriage's balance

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

Staying afloat

Do it yourself art

Small bites: News and notes from the world of food

Drug may be contribute to panic attacks

Senior calendar

EpiPen recall forces many to get backup

Crocodile hunter tackles his quarry with fearlessness

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

Bulls' Dennis Rodman talks about hoops and his life

Xtreme calendar

The big screen

Wheels and deals

Your Style

Top of the charts

Xtreme advice

Xtreme Body Image Survey

Xtreme body image survey

Discovery soars on NASA's last voyage to Mir

Volvo radiator to reduce ozone pollution

76-year-old Glenn in training

High-end CD sound for less than $300

Local health departments ill-prepared for biological, chemical threats

Scientists use gene-engineering to extend fruit flies' lives

Lights in sky entertain Pacific Northwest

Glenn in space

Professor proves Dismal Swamp shrew lives elsewhere

FBI director to meet with high-tech leaders over encryption

Nicotine's effects on babies called serious

NASA may give captured satellite second chance

Researchers test biological weapon in war against fire ants

Floating junk

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

FDA approves urine-only HIV test

Mir computer working again

Epson's Stylus Photo 700 makes sharp and clear prints