GM executive says strikes are hurting

EU members squabble over costs to countries

McDonald's announces layoffs

Computer competition up

Tyson officials accused of seeking Espy influence

Strike hits GM where it hurts

House votes to dump income tax

Georgia-based company paying refunds

Business traveler targeted by hotels

Greenspan: Merger wave not threat to economy

Employers strive to turn passive workers into 'climbers'

Course targets schemes

U.S. intervenes in currency markets

Inflation at worse level in 17 months

Expense for sewer dropping

Aiken puts up lights downtown

Ready to swim

Council recognizes art museum director

Going to waste

House guarantees tuition aid

Black colleges seeking money for renovations

Local and area briefs

Church to consider homosexual stance

Canal authority to lose big chunk of revenues

Fake disaster prepares emergency officials

Richland jail works to initiate changes

Executives oppose deepening harbor

Hospital president taking on new role

Storms take out power

Additional area news

Criticism of general confirmed

Bearings cause problems for city pump

Lawsuit claiming collusion

Centers' van use debated

Fires threaten Georgia town

Tape shows guards hog-tying inmate

Professor saving endangered turtles

Lawmakers happy with session

Collision over interstate kills local woman

Bill provides funds for tritium studies

Hungarian delegates arrive in Augusta

Family-centered care pushed

Problems at area weigh stations called typical

Riptides kill, say officials

Prosecutor: Driver may get 30 years

Staying cool at summer camp

Hollings denounces plan to end support program

State refuses to pay for welfare helpline calls

Storms take out power

Bonds project snagged

Upstate's growers optimistic

Savannah River Site subject of study

Chess night attracts residents to coffeehouse

Aiken County's lease plan questioned

Scores divide incumbents

Mr. Robert Stone

Mr. William Glass

Mr. Lonnie R. Hickey

Brandi Matney

Mrs. Yvonne Simpson

Mr. Lewis Crafton

Mr. Leon Greenway

Miss Louise Saxara

Mr. George McKenzie

Mrs. Annie Wilson

Mrs. Cora Connor

Mrs. Doris Garrett

Mr. Herbert Reynolds

Mr. Charles T. Maddox

Mr. Robert Cleckley Jr.

Mr. Eulie Drake

Mrs. Vallie Jackson

Mrs. Mattie James

Mr. Phil Palmer

Mrs. Alice Bresnahan

Mr. Bernard Houck

Mrs. Barbara Muller

Mr. Robert Culbreath

Mrs. Iris Holton

Mr. Enon Lamb Jr.

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

Braves notes: Cox came close to quitting baseball

Seminoles QB hurt when chemical mixture explodes

Westphal taking post in Seattle

S.C. State athletic department under fiscal gun

Joyner-Kersee, Devers, Slaney given OK

Els limps into Open, Martin rolls in and Tiger stands

NFL vet to share success with youth

Shotmaking key at Open

Orlando joins Tampa in bid for 2012 Olympics

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

Smoltz set for Saturday start

Braves shut out Marlins

Brazil first World Cup team to advance

Healthy Tolbert ready for '98

USC to open season Nov. 8 vs. Louisville

Martin journey just beginning

Look for the veteran Watson come Sunday

NFL notes: Poole misses camp, to be fined

Jackets set to play Sand Gnats for title

Taylor plays with Swedish trio

Bowman does it his way, wins again

Nothing comes easy for Lehman

Overtime: Bontekoe gets named interim coach at ASU

Maddux makes win look easy

Health and fitness calendar

The sources for the vibe in soul music started small

Short bites: News and notes from the world of food

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

Pacesetters: Lab gets accreditation

Beanie Mania

Top films labeled 'ground-breakers'

Pet mediator soothes barking, hissing waters

New Ruler is a Measure of One Teacher's Dream

Years of work pay off in diamond mine

Transplant battle called far from over

Fowl medicine

Campaigners going high-tech

Biotech companies developing sci-fi vaccines to ease immunization

The Web week ahead

Satellite returns from second trip around the moon

'2001' space travel may be near

Space once an 'ether or' proposition

Tests could personalize drugs

Researchers groping to find missing energy

Universe balances, despite missing energy

Mom gives birth over the Internet

Advisers again endorse olestra

Keeping up the Hughes'

Hospitals to report all deaths to organ procurers

Drug company sues FDA over dietary supplement regulations

Report: America Online rejects takeover offer from AT&T

Dell in talks with Microsoft about custom-designing computers

Politicians slow to embrace Web

FBI files on the Internet

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

Company touts composite utility pole as the future