Course targets schemes

Business traveler targeted by hotels

McDonald's announces layoffs

U.S. intervenes in currency markets

Tyson officials accused of seeking Espy influence

GM executive says strikes are hurting

Employers strive to turn passive workers into 'climbers'

House votes to dump income tax

Computer competition up

Inflation at worse level in 17 months

EU members squabble over costs to countries

Georgia-based company paying refunds

Greenspan: Merger wave not threat to economy

Strike hits GM where it hurts

Expense for sewer dropping

Fake disaster prepares emergency officials

Ready to swim

Council recognizes art museum director

Going to waste

House guarantees tuition aid

Hollings denounces plan to end support program

Local and area briefs

Lawmakers happy with session

Storms take out power

Family-centered care pushed

Richland jail works to initiate changes

Executives oppose deepening harbor

Riptides kill, say officials

Prosecutor: Driver may get 30 years

Hospital president taking on new role

Chess night attracts residents to coffeehouse

Staying cool at summer camp

Tape shows guards hog-tying inmate

Additional area news

Professor saving endangered turtles

State refuses to pay for welfare helpline calls

Bill provides funds for tritium studies

Bonds project snagged

Collision over interstate kills local woman

Savannah River Site subject of study

Hungarian delegates arrive in Augusta

Aiken County's lease plan questioned

Criticism of general confirmed

Lawsuit claiming collusion

Upstate's growers optimistic

Church to consider homosexual stance

Canal authority to lose big chunk of revenues

Bearings cause problems for city pump

Black colleges seeking money for renovations

Fires threaten Georgia town

Storms take out power

Centers' van use debated

Problems at area weigh stations called typical

Aiken puts up lights downtown

Scores divide incumbents

Mr. Robert Stone

Mr. Leon Greenway

Mrs. Vallie Jackson

Mrs. Barbara Muller

Mrs. Iris Holton

Mrs. Alice Bresnahan

Mr. Robert Cleckley Jr.

Mrs. Mattie James

Mr. William Glass

Brandi Matney

Miss Louise Saxara

Mr. Eulie Drake

Mr. Enon Lamb Jr.

Mr. Phil Palmer

Mrs. Yvonne Simpson

Mr. Lewis Crafton

Mr. Herbert Reynolds

Mrs. Doris Garrett

Mr. Lonnie R. Hickey

Mrs. Annie Wilson

Mr. George McKenzie

Mr. Robert Culbreath

Mr. Bernard Houck

Mr. Charles T. Maddox

Mrs. Cora Connor

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A day of firsts, none of them pretty, at World Cup

Braves shut out Marlins

Look for the veteran Watson come Sunday

Bulls party one more -- one last? -- time

Smoltz set for Saturday start

Martin journey just beginning

Brazil first World Cup team to advance

Jackets set to play Sand Gnats for title

S.C. State athletic department under fiscal gun

Bowman does it his way, wins again

Joyner-Kersee, Devers, Slaney given OK

Maddux makes win look easy

Westphal taking post in Seattle

Orlando joins Tampa in bid for 2012 Olympics

Braves notes: Cox came close to quitting baseball

Seminoles QB hurt when chemical mixture explodes

Nothing comes easy for Lehman

NFL notes: Poole misses camp, to be fined

Els limps into Open, Martin rolls in and Tiger stands

Shotmaking key at Open

USC to open season Nov. 8 vs. Louisville

NFL vet to share success with youth

Healthy Tolbert ready for '98

Taylor plays with Swedish trio

Overtime: Bontekoe gets named interim coach at ASU

The sources for the vibe in soul music started small

Short bites: News and notes from the world of food

Health and fitness calendar

How about a scoop of tuna? Spinach, chili, spaghetti?

New Ruler is a Measure of One Teacher's Dream

Pet mediator soothes barking, hissing waters

Beanie Mania

Years of work pay off in diamond mine

Top films labeled 'ground-breakers'

Transplant battle called far from over

Pacesetters: Lab gets accreditation

Fowl medicine

Researchers groping to find missing energy

Politicians slow to embrace Web

Scientists figure out 3-D shape of AIDS 'key'

Universe balances, despite missing energy

Biotech companies developing sci-fi vaccines to ease immunization

Keeping up the Hughes'

Drug company sues FDA over dietary supplement regulations

Campaigners going high-tech

Report: America Online rejects takeover offer from AT&T

Dell in talks with Microsoft about custom-designing computers

Hospitals to report all deaths to organ procurers

FBI files on the Internet

The Web week ahead

Company touts composite utility pole as the future

Space once an 'ether or' proposition

Mom gives birth over the Internet

Satellite returns from second trip around the moon

'2001' space travel may be near

Tests could personalize drugs

Advisers again endorse olestra