AP buys Worldwide Television News agency

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

CNN placing bet on newsmagazines with high-profile partners

Museum project under way

Record sales of homes hit

AT&T managers jump at early retirement offer

Augusta Exchange to get another eatery

Boeing to phase out MD-11

Sprint to offer all telecommunications services via one line

Nonstops to Japan initiated

Clinton to be on guest list for international business conference

Ford, Honda, Toyota score best in survey of new vehicle quality

Black workers sue Goodyear

Appeals court gives NYC go-ahead to force strip clubs to move

Big K plans still on, Kmart officials say


Business briefs

County seeking a buyer

Fare wars heating up in Europe

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

Memorials recall accidents

Commissioners approve plan for hotel

Group endorses hopefuls

Citizens group appeals selection of school site

Gun concerns prompt pupils to avoid school

Pumps working overtime to meet water demand

Ex-suspect seeks ruling in advance

Balancing act

Gubernatorial candidates exchange ethics charges

Local and area briefs

Oxendine probes storm complaints

Budget cuts anger residents

Recreation area stirs debate

Judge warns Lumpkin lawyers of public costs

Recycling program's cost disputed

Sprinkler fun

Flying high

Local projects may get more federal money

Residents trying to keep their cool

GBI seeks information on cemetery vandals

Greeneway, Streetscape top council's priorities

School bill passes as DUI, FOI hang on

Murder suspects lose attorneys

Indigent defense fund runs out of state money

Local and area briefs

Library to buy books with windfall

Davis gave America good work

Lakeside seniors admit to vandalism

1999 budget adopted by commission

Trailers anchors played role

Federal grand jury investigates senator

Legislature OKs school evaluations

Likes `dependable' Aiken candidate 060498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Condon wins for S.C. 060498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks support of good recycling plan 060498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lesson learned in Aiken 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes `true conservative' in S.C. race 060498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protect prayer 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts USC athletes' academic record 060498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Salutes Rebel president on birthday 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares Regency only sensible option 060398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Denies anti-mobile home position 060498 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Braves draft pitcher with 52nd pick

Edsall brings new approach to Tech defense

Shanks shocked to be drafted

Showdown looms between USGA, equipment makers

Primo Nebiolo rips `disgrace' of Atlanta Olympics

Jazz top Bulls in OT

Seven-year stretch: Bulls eye second three-peat

Three Spaniards, one weary Pioline in French semis

Georgia's Shafer new athletic director at Ole Miss

Seven-year stretch: Bulls eye second three-peat

Panthers release Skrepenak in cost-cutting move

France opens her doors for World Cup

Pirates pick Miller in draft

Longtime Vols broadcaster announces retirement

Guga fined for tossing racket at ump

Hingis clobbers Williams at French Open

Irvan driving his way back into spotlight

Martinez blanks Brewers

O'Meara, Woods golf's odd couple

Boll Weevils jump on Jackets early

Martinez congratulated on win

Real Quiet leaves an assuring message

Harbaugh takes over; Testaverde waived

Huisman taken in 14th round by Anaheim

Fatigue factor could hamper Chicago's play

Soccer league ban reflects debate over winning and losing

Nerve-wracking draft day for Miller

Braves complete Brewers sweep

EpiPen recall forces many to get backup

'Weather Involved' keep skies sunny for cable channel

Boutique showcases VW collectibles

Boutique showcases VW collectibles

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

Parkinson's disease results from deterioration of brain's nerve cells

Police academy puts seniors on offensive against criminals

Sara Lee donates its masterpieces to museums

Multidrug-resistant TB emerging worldwide

Study finds dementia in most 100-year-olds

Killer bees tear through Southwest

Health calendar

Small bites: News and notes from the world of food

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

Crocodile hunter tackles his quarry with fearlessness

Do it yourself art

Health briefs

Class pride: 60 years later, no divorces, jailbirds, politicians

Skull suggests human features began developing earlier

Researchers test biological weapon in war against fire ants

Nicotine's effects on babies called serious

FDA approves urine-only HIV test

FTC finds little privacy at Web sites

NASA may give captured satellite second chance

Air Force general nominated for space command

Local health departments ill-prepared for biological, chemical threats

Dispute heats up over web connections for schools

Discovery hit by TV blackout as it speeds toward Mir

Discovery soars on NASA's last voyage to Mir

FDA approves potent hepatitis C drug

Bell Atlantic to provide high-speed links to Internet

Lights in sky entertain Pacific Northwest

El Nino disruptions coming to an end

Glenn in space

Intel facing other challenges

Destroying asteroids harder than it looks

FDA allows large-scale AIDS vaccine trial

Volvo radiator to reduce ozone pollution

Floating junk