Foreign investment in U.S. down

Second GM strike could bring nationwide shutdown

FCC to allow cable box buys

Business briefs

Business briefs

American consumers are on a spending spree

Augusta increases 'best places' rank

Chamber head faces new duties

Pacemakers: Medical professionals on the move

Site impresses developers

House considers bill to limit overtime for salespeople

Government to settle sexual harassment lawsuit with Mitsubishi

Looming walkout could halt GM production

Wal-Mart to test food-drug store

Wall Street executive gives $1 million for free Viagra

Builder files suit against state

GDP stats may confirm Japan's recession fears

Help-wanted ads, consumer spending send newspaper ad revenues up

Greenspan signals higher interest rates

Year of Tiger becomes Year of Recession for Asia

J.C. Penney's wins case against county

Murdoch sharing control of TV Guide with TCI

House moving to slow tide of personal bankruptcies

Two area schools happy over national study

Local and area briefs

Chamber project manager ends job

Graduation test creates woe

Safety training

Landfill fix gets July deadline

Westinghouse announcement near

Census takers collect stories with statistics

Candidate needs to get tough

Shop around

Brown seeks suit dismissal

Woman continues her love of spinning, rabbit wool

Panel to study school board's decision

Spears leading race for funds

$170 million in campus projects added to list

Students who fail test don't get break

Book tells of bright side of PTL

Fiery threads

Graduation a great feat for two

War hero's name flags area drivers

Augusta Canal gets a partner

Developers to tour county

Groups push autonomy

Congress is ready for education bill

Man, woman charged in double homicide

Melon man

Group plans to use bonds to buy homes

Returned goods

Richmond County GOP won't support candidate

Millner not sharing stage

Ex-Augusta woman guilty of tax evasion

Postcard collection mounting

Player overcomes injury to become mentor

Local and area briefs

Baptists vote down pastor's revision

Fleeing may have saved victim's life

Lawyers may help deputies

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Primary potpourri 061198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants more police presence in area 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Drag 'em to death 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges return of prayer to classrooms 061198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Sick flags over Orlando 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites another championship S.C. school 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites examples of unsafe Highway 278 061198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supporter lauded for stand 061198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Backs experience in Columbia Co. race 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits `Uncle Bob,' Jerry Brigham 061198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Plugs Columbia County candidate 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Warns recycling program can be costly 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Muses about traffic, Georgia and Jane 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

The NRA's Moses 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Carlos Moya latest upset victim at Weber Open

Irvan returns to scene of tragedy and triumph

Cox drawn to country as getaway

Hill visits basketball camp

USC to ban creatine for athletes

Agassi, Courier named to U.S. Davis Cup quarterfinals team

Graf wins first match of comeback

Move expected in Earnhardt camp

Rodman has his role as a Bull down to science

Red Sox rough up Braves

School's out for students, but just starting for fish

Harper rolling along

Can Braves win with this bullpen?

Daytona suites getting a bit too expensive

World Cup opens to sounds of bagpipes and samba

17-year-old makes mark in NASCAR

Woman takes club to court

Braves notebook

Sting romp over Mystics in opener

Bettman on Olympics: Let's wait and see

Capitals' Bellows has whirlwind day

Wholers still vital player for Braves

Infamous city plays odd host

Older players lukewarm about current state of tennis

What color would you like, Mr. Malone?

Jackets win, but still search for offense

Bolton takes spotlight at Butler youth camp

Jackets short-circuited

Day lilies will adorn Augusta Mall at show

Will CBS clone `60 Minutes' over objections of its correspondents?

Getting more than their share

High temperatures wreak havoc on summer gardens

Volunteers embrace national hug holiday

Smaller fountains make splash

Garden calendar

World Band will be bringing reggae and jazz to Riverwalk

Woman's risk turns into dream

Disney Channel gains edge on children's programming

Gambro recalls dialysis machines

`Six Days' pirates old movies

Public interest group slams olestra

Things will move quickly on d-Day

Concert connection

Figs will flourish under care

Photographer gets organically intense with her subjects

Ramblin' Rhodes: Griffith played it straight as sheriff of Mayberry

Appeals court reverses libel decision in Time magazine case

Study: Childhood epilepsy may lead to adult social problems

Some patients prefer hypnosis to anesthesia

`Saturday Night Live' paying tribute to Hartman

Health calendar

Widow Brown's is crackin' on annual lobster fest

What you really really want ...

Applause calendar

Health capsules

Some summer fun does comes cheap

Comedian says his humor runs in the family

Club calendar

Thomas given advice by former Mir astronauts

Hominid brain may have been smaller than once believed

New hand prosthesis offers users finger control

What killed Alexander the Great? Maybe typhoid fever

Doomsday Clock moved five minutes closer to midnight

City council sides with boys in meteorite fight

FCC chairman wants Internet subsidies reduced

Astronomers spot object that might be brightest known

Internet groups uneasy about management alliance

Suits focus on Intel, Microsoft business relationships

Gingrich calls for better teaching for science 'explosion'

No compromise in sight after top-level meeting on encryption

Scientists build crash-free computer

Astronauts spot Mir 276 miles away

Air Force tests first laser for intercepting missiles in mid-air

Astronomers find new class of starlike objects

Study: Drastically lowering blood pressure cuts heart attack risk

Digital preview

Digital votes to sell to Compaq

Fans follow World Cup online

Mother to give birth on the Internet

Rocket launch creates illusion that worries skywatchers

Administration stresses need to deal with cyber-terrorism