Magic's score: Business up, TV down

Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

GMAC extending leases

Inflation bonds introduced

Motorola earnings drops

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

Broader market foreseen

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

Banking group: Asian crisis will lower world trade

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

No end to GM strike in sight

Progress reported in GM strike talks

Top honor

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

Business briefs

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

AGL hoping to keep name

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

Shareholders claim merger lies led to lost money

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

Characters at Paris park go on strike

Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

Business briefs

MCG gets new management

Education board fills vacancies

Officials reinstate water ban

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

Medicare benefits miss some

Officials reinstate water ban

New water restrictions to take effect

Augusta ranks hottest

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

Fun in the park

Fire claims goats, shed

Thirsty tree

Commission OKs water resolution

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

Drought has corn crop beyond repair

Garbage left in building

Local and area briefs

Areas get new water rules

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

New management gets final approval

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

Reporter almost met his old hero

Bowers stresses kinship

SRS, Alabama vying for tritium site

Grinder helps recycle debris

Judge candidates cite service

Girl goes back to mother

Aiken County jail probe continues

Parents frustrated by unsolved killing

Local and area briefs

University employees to see hike

Secretary of State candidates focus on helping out businesses

Facilities vital, says PAC chief

Reserves to relieve troubles

Jury acquits man on murder charge

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

Area's humane societies divided

Residents lament water ban

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Mr. Julian Evans

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Mr. William Jopling Sr.

Mrs. Agnes Lunsford

Mrs. Ola Reynolds

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Miss Sarah Yonce

Mr. H.R. Little Sr.

Decries deterioration of Riverwalk 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Roy Rogers 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Dangerous ruling 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

'An example' 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protests `harassment' of motorists 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

For Ga. competition 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Slams billboard; lauds Williams 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Blast leaders for the water crisis 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts commission over alcohol license 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recalls candidate's exemplary past 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

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

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

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

Favors Ga. statehouse incumbent 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

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

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Goodwill's Thompson dreams of home crowds

Alomars get a repeat MVP

France favored in Croatia match

Tyson eligible Thursday to ask for his boxing license back

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

Furniss named player of week

France slips into World Cup final

Se Ri Pak: on course for greatness

RedStixx slow down Jackets

Carolina signs fourth-round draft pick

Mize balances parenting with profession

Squared circle no place for Karl Malone

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Braves let loose in cage

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Team Who? Replacements picked for NBA

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

Health calendar

On the cutting edge

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

Horse listener breaks with tradition

There is never a holiday from shopping

Season's vegetables take center stage in dishes

News and notes from the world of food

Retirement communities raising vitality

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

TV violence is a cause for concern

Mushrooms replace meat without sacrificing flavor

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

Pacesetters

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Historial films sit in cold storage

Retirement communities raising vitality

Shower? More like a deluge

Quiet please

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

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Scientists discover new dinosaur species

Apple taking on the Big Apple

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

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations

Calves cloned from parts expected in December

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

U.S. eases restrictions on encryption exports

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Japan quietly building a leading space program

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

Russia launches first-ever satellite from submarine

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B

Two Japanese satellites successfully linkup after rendezvous

Compaq faces challenges integrating Digital