Inflation bonds introduced

Progress reported in GM strike talks

Broader market foreseen

Business briefs

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

Cuban minister says economy on track despite sugar woes, U.S. embargo

Dow Corning agrees to pay $3.2 billion to settle breast implant claims

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

Characters at Paris park go on strike

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

No end to GM strike in sight

Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

Motorola earnings drops

Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

Magic's score: Business up, TV down

Top honor

Business briefs

GMAC extending leases

AGL hoping to keep name

Banking group: Asian crisis will lower world trade

Shareholders claim merger lies led to lost money

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

Bowers stresses kinship

Girl goes back to mother

SRS, Alabama vying for tritium site

Officials reinstate water ban

Local and area briefs

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

Facilities vital, says PAC chief

Augusta ranks hottest

Fire claims goats, shed

New management gets final approval

University employees to see hike

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

Secretary of State candidates focus on helping out businesses

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Residents lament water ban

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

Jury acquits man on murder charge

Officials reinstate water ban

Judge candidates cite service

Thirsty tree

Grinder helps recycle debris

Area's humane societies divided

MCG gets new management

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

Drought has corn crop beyond repair

Garbage left in building

Commission OKs water resolution

Areas get new water rules

Reserves to relieve troubles

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

Medicare benefits miss some

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

Parents frustrated by unsolved killing

Education board fills vacancies

New water restrictions to take effect

Aiken County jail probe continues

Fun in the park

Reporter almost met his old hero

Local and area briefs

Mrs. Fannie Johnson

Mr. Julian Evans

Mr. Lonnie Hall

Mrs. Ola Reynolds

Miss Sarah Yonce

Ms. Dorothy Holley

Mrs. Elsie Brumbeloe

Mrs. Annie Powell

Mr. Claude Gardner

Mrs. Agnes Lunsford

Mr. William Hurt

Mrs. Gladys Davis-Heggs

Mr. H.R. Little Sr.

Mr. Larsen Greenway

Mrs. Naomi Hester

Mrs. Adell Nelson

Mrs. Willie Mae Hannah

Mr. Troupe Harris Jr.

Mrs. Gladys Knight

Mr. William Jopling Sr.

Mrs. Annie Gilbert

Mrs. Mary Wynn

Wonders if 'helpful'candidate is truthful 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says candidate 'unqualified' for Senate 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recalls candidate's exemplary past 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Favors Ga. statehouse incumbent 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts commission over alcohol license 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits `shameful scuttling' of tobacco bill 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Where's leadership? Where's the mayor? 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blast leaders for the water crisis 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says water system does not keep pace with growth 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

For Ga. competition 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries deterioration of Riverwalk 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protests `harassment' of motorists 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

'An example' 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams billboard; lauds Williams 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Roy Rogers 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says politicians, utilities director must go 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says politicians, utilities department are to blame 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Dangerous ruling 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tells commissioner 'enough is enough' 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes GOP 'frontrunner' in House race 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

France slips into World Cup final

Team Who? Replacements picked for NBA

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Tyson eligible Thursday to ask for his boxing license back

Goodwill's Thompson dreams of home crowds

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

RedStixx slow down Jackets

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Weiss' All-Star start second to son's visit

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

France favored in Croatia match

Furniss named player of week

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Mize balances parenting with profession

Carolina signs fourth-round draft pick

Braves let loose in cage

Weiss' All-Star start second to son's visit

Squared circle no place for Karl Malone

Se Ri Pak: on course for greatness

Alomars get a repeat MVP

You can take a tasty trip to the spa via the kitchen

Retirement communities raising vitality

TV violence is a cause for concern

News and notes from the world of food

Shower? More like a deluge

There is never a holiday from shopping

Season's vegetables take center stage in dishes

Retirement communities raising vitality

Health calendar

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

On the cutting edge

Pacesetters

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Mushrooms replace meat without sacrificing flavor

Horse listener breaks with tradition

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

Historial films sit in cold storage

Japan quietly building a leading space program

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

Apple taking on the Big Apple

Two Japanese satellites successfully linkup after rendezvous

Mir astronaut still feeling the aches and pains of returning to Earth

Russia launches first-ever satellite from submarine

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Jobs unveils Apple's strategy, new iMac at MacWorld Expo

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

Quiet please

Scientists discover new dinosaur species

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B

U.S. eases restrictions on encryption exports

Compaq faces challenges integrating Digital

Calves cloned from parts expected in December

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Newly available progesterone pill targets growing market of baby-boom women

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations