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

Looming walkout could halt GM production

Pacemakers: Medical professionals on the move

Chamber head faces new duties

Wal-Mart to test food-drug store

House moving to slow tide of personal bankruptcies

FCC to allow cable box buys

Business briefs

J.C. Penney's wins case against county

Year of Tiger becomes Year of Recession for Asia

Foreign investment in U.S. down

Murdoch sharing control of TV Guide with TCI

Builder files suit against state

Second GM strike could bring nationwide shutdown

Wall Street executive gives $1 million for free Viagra

American consumers are on a spending spree

Greenspan signals higher interest rates

Site impresses developers

Government to settle sexual harassment lawsuit with Mitsubishi

House considers bill to limit overtime for salespeople

GDP stats may confirm Japan's recession fears

Business briefs

Augusta increases 'best places' rank

Candidate needs to get tough

Man, woman charged in double homicide

Millner not sharing stage

Ex-Augusta woman guilty of tax evasion

$170 million in campus projects added to list

Melon man

Brown seeks suit dismissal

Landfill fix gets July deadline

Local and area briefs

Shop around

Group plans to use bonds to buy homes

Spears leading race for funds

Westinghouse announcement near

Chamber project manager ends job

Richmond County GOP won't support candidate

Augusta Canal gets a partner

Returned goods

Local and area briefs

Postcard collection mounting

Congress is ready for education bill

Fleeing may have saved victim's life

Groups push autonomy

Safety training

Developers to tour county

Students who fail test don't get break

War hero's name flags area drivers

Player overcomes injury to become mentor

Fiery threads

Baptists vote down pastor's revision

Graduation a great feat for two

Two area schools happy over national study

Book tells of bright side of PTL

Panel to study school board's decision

Woman continues her love of spinning, rabbit wool

Census takers collect stories with statistics

Graduation test creates woe

Lawyers may help deputies

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

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The NRA's Moses 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Drag 'em to death 061298 - The Augusta Chronicle

World Cup opens to sounds of bagpipes and samba

Infamous city plays odd host

Cox drawn to country as getaway

Can Braves win with this bullpen?

Jackets win, but still search for offense

Carlos Moya latest upset victim at Weber Open

Hill visits basketball camp

Graf wins first match of comeback

Rodman has his role as a Bull down to science

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

USC to ban creatine for athletes

Bolton takes spotlight at Butler youth camp

Move expected in Earnhardt camp

Red Sox rough up Braves

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

Harper rolling along

Woman takes club to court

Daytona suites getting a bit too expensive

Sting romp over Mystics in opener

17-year-old makes mark in NASCAR

Capitals' Bellows has whirlwind day

Braves notebook

What color would you like, Mr. Malone?

Bettman on Olympics: Let's wait and see

Jackets short-circuited

Wholers still vital player for Braves

Older players lukewarm about current state of tennis

Irvan returns to scene of tragedy and triumph

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

Study: Childhood epilepsy may lead to adult social problems

Health calendar

Volunteers embrace national hug holiday

Garden calendar

High temperatures wreak havoc on summer gardens

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

Smaller fountains make splash

What you really really want ...

Getting more than their share

Some patients prefer hypnosis to anesthesia

Photographer gets organically intense with her subjects

Figs will flourish under care

World Band will be bringing reggae and jazz to Riverwalk

Widow Brown's is crackin' on annual lobster fest

Concert connection

Health capsules

Day lilies will adorn Augusta Mall at show

Gambro recalls dialysis machines

Comedian says his humor runs in the family

Public interest group slams olestra

Some summer fun does comes cheap

Applause calendar

Things will move quickly on d-Day

Appeals court reverses libel decision in Time magazine case

`Saturday Night Live' paying tribute to Hartman

Club calendar

Disney Channel gains edge on children's programming

Woman's risk turns into dream

`Six Days' pirates old movies

No compromise in sight after top-level meeting on encryption

New hand prosthesis offers users finger control

Internet groups uneasy about management alliance

Thomas given advice by former Mir astronauts

Astronomers find new class of starlike objects

Scientists build crash-free computer

City council sides with boys in meteorite fight

Mother to give birth on the Internet

FCC chairman wants Internet subsidies reduced

Doomsday Clock moved five minutes closer to midnight

Study: Drastically lowering blood pressure cuts heart attack risk

Gingrich calls for better teaching for science 'explosion'

Astronauts spot Mir 276 miles away

Hominid brain may have been smaller than once believed

Astronomers spot object that might be brightest known

Digital votes to sell to Compaq

What killed Alexander the Great? Maybe typhoid fever

Rocket launch creates illusion that worries skywatchers

Suits focus on Intel, Microsoft business relationships

Administration stresses need to deal with cyber-terrorism

Fans follow World Cup online

Digital preview

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